Deciduous Trees

Acer palmatum ‘Bloodgood’

Latin Name
Acer palmatum var. atropurpureum ‘Bloodgood’
Common Name
Bloodgood Japanese Maple

Patio or entryway specimen tree. Attractive foliage with burgundy red coloring turns brilliant scarlet in fall. The interesting red-black bark provides striking interest in winter.
Zone: 5 to 8
Height: Slowly reaches 15 to 20 ft. tall
Width: 15 ft. wide
Light: Filtered to full sun
Water: Water regularly – weekly, or more often in extreme heat
Soil: Provide slightly acidic, well-drained soil; shelter from drying winds.

Acer palmatum ‘Crimson Queen’

Latin Name
Acer palmatum var. dissectum ‘Crimson Queen
Common Name
Crimson Queen Japanese Maple

A low-branching, dwarf specimen tree with a delicate, weeping form. Perfect as an accent plant or in a container. The foliage holds its beautiful crimson color throughout summer and can turn bright scarlet in autumn.
Zone: 5 to 8
Height: Weeping, moderate growth 10 ft. tall
Width: 10 ft. wide
Light: Partial sun
Water: Water regularly – weekly, or more often in extreme heat
Soil: Provide slightly acidic, well-drained soil; shelter from drying winds

Acer palmatum ‘Hubbs Red Willow’

Latin Name
Acer palmatum ‘Hubbs Red Willow’
Common Name
Hubb’s Red Willow Japanese Maple

An upright, small tree with marvelous purple-red leaves have very long and narrow lobes. Fall color in fiery shades of orange and red. 
Zone: 5 to 8
Height: Slowly reaches 8 ft. tall
Width: 4 ft. wide
Light: Sun to Partial Shade
Water: Water regularly – weekly, or more often in extreme heat
Soil: Well-drained soil

Acer Palmatum ‘Mikawa Yatsubusa’

Latin Name
Acer palmatum ‘Mikawa Yatsubusa’
Common Name
Mikawa Yatsubusa Japanese Maple

Dwarf, compact, multi-branching habit produces a dense leaf cover. Brilliant red fall color makes this Japanese Maple perfect for small spaces and a dramatic show.
Zone: 5 to 9
Height: Slow growing reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall
Width: 2 to 3 ft. wide
Light: Sun to partial shade
Water: Water regularly – weekly, or more often in extreme heat
Soil: Moist well-drained soil

Acer palmatum ‘Sango Kaku’

Latin Name
Acer palmatum ‘Sango Kaku’
Common Name
Coral Bark Japanese Maple

This beautiful small tree has brilliant red-coral bark on its young branches with color that intensifies in the winter. Deeply cut, pale green leaves display attractive red margins and turn a vibrant, golden yellow in fall. 
Zone: 5 to 8
Height:  Moderate growing; reaches 15 to 25 ft. tall
Width: 15 to 20 ft. wide
Light: Filtered to full sun
Water: Water regularly – weekly, or more often in extreme heat
Soil: Provide slightly acidic,  well-drained soil; shelter from drying winds

Acer palmatum ‘Shishigashira’

Latin Name
Acer palmatum ‘Shishigashira’
Common Name
Lion’s Head Japanese Maple

Heavily curled green leaves give an interesting texture to this compact, shrubby tree. Foliage becomes purple-red with orange-red patterns in fall, is most intense in full sun.
Zone: 5 to 8
Height: Slow growing reaches 12 to 15 ft. tall
Width: 8 to 10 ft. wide
Light: Partial to full sun
Water: Water regularly – weekly, or more often in extreme heat
Soil: Provide slightly acidic, well-drained soil; shelter from drying winds.

Acer palmatum ‘Summer Gold’

Latin Name
Acer palmatum ‘Summer Gold’
Common Name
Summer Gold Japanese Maple

Extremely heat tolerant this small golden tree is perfect for your garden and landscaper. A rainbow of color persists with yellow leaves with some hints of orange in the spring and then turning a dramatic deep bright orange to fiery red in the fall.
Zone: 5 to 8
Height: Slowly reaches 10 ft. tall
Width: 6 ft. wide
Light: Sun to Partial Shade
Water: Water regularly – weekly, or more often in extreme heat
Soil: Well-drained soil

Acer palmatum ‘Twombly’s Red Sentinel’

Latin Name
Acer palmatum ‘Twombly’s Red Sentinel’
Common Name
Twombly’s Red Sentinel Japanese Maple

A columnar habit makes this tree ideal for narrow spaces, patios and entryways and offers a small, narrow form. The dark purple foliage creates bold color effects in the landscapes. Display against blue or gold tinted evergreens. 
Zone: 5 to 8
Height: Slow growing reaches 10 to 15 ft. tall
Width: 6 to 8 ft. wide
Light: Partial to full sun
Water: Water regularly – weekly, or more often in extreme heat
Soil: Provide slightly acidic, well-drained soil; shelter from drying winds

Acer palmatum ‘Wolff’

Latin Name
Acer palmatum ‘Wolff’
Common Name
Emperor I® Japanese Maple

Showy and colorful specimen tree that displays the best fall color in full sun. A graceful form with black-red bark veiled in dark red foliage that turns a brilliant scarlet in fall. Best Japanese maple for smaller city yards.
Zone: 5 to 8
Height: Moderate growth reaching 15 ft. tall
Width: 15 ft. wide
Light: Partial to full sun
Water: Water regularly – weekly, or more often in extreme heat
Soil: Provide slightly acidic, well-drained soil; shelter from drying winds

Acer palmatum ‘Koto-no-ito’

Latin Name
Acer palmatum ‘Koto-no-ito’
Common Name
Harp String Japanese Maple

Dwarf, upright habit with very nice with extremely narrow lobed leaves. Fall color begins as a wonderful yellow moving towards gold and finishing blended with orange. 
Zone: 5 to 9
Height: Slow growing reaches 5 to 6 ft. tall in 10 years
Width: 3 to 5 ft. wide
Light: Sun/Part-shade/Shade
Water: Water regularly – weekly, or more often in extreme heat
Soil: Moist well-drained soil

Acer palmatum ‘Ukigumo’

Latin Name
Acer palmatum ‘Ukigumo’
Common Name
Floating Cloud Japanese Maple

Beautiful pastel green and pink leaves are decorated with spots, splashes of bright white variegation.  In summer, the variegation softens, and in fall, the foliage goes gold.  The shrub-like tree benefits from protection from the afternoon sun.
Zone: 5 to 9
Height: Slowly reaches 7 to 12 ft. tall
Width: 4 to 8 ft. wide
Light: Partial Sun
Water: Water regularly – weekly, or more often in extreme heat
Soil: Moist slightly acidic, well-drained soil; shelter from drying winds.

Acer palmatum var. dissectum ‘Red Dragon’

Latin Name
Acer palmatum var. dissectum ‘Red Dragon’
Common Name
Red Dragon Japanese Maple

This graceful, small tree creates a stunning focal point or accent for lightly shaded gardens, patios, and entryways, and is ideal for containers.
Zone: 5 to 8
Height:  Slow growing reaches in 3 to 5 ft. tall in 10 years and 7 to 8 ft. tall in 15 years.
Width: 5 ft. wide in 10 years
Light: Filtered to full sun
Water: Water regularly – weekly, or more often in extreme heat
Soil: Provide slightly acidic,  well-drained soil; shelter from drying winds