Ornamental Tree

Gardening Guide

Ornamental Tree

Inaba-shidare Japanese Maple

Acer palmatum dissectum ‘Inaba-shidare’
Ornamental tree with dense weeping branches clothed in brilliant purple foliage throughout summer. Leaves fade to crimson-purple in fall. Ideal for accent, specimen or container use.

6-8' tall x 6-8' wide

Part shade to shade

Zone 5 / Hardy to -10ºF

Kamagata Japanese Maple

Acer palmatum ‘Kamagata’
A small, bushy deciduous tree that produces an array of dense branches and finely textured green leaves that have red margins. In fall, the foliage turns yellow-orange. Nice in patio or courtyard plantings.

5-6' tall x 5-6' wide

Part shade to shade

Zone 5 / Hardy to -10ºF

Katsura Japanese Maple

Acer palmatum ‘Katsura’
Small, upright dwarf tree with brilliant yellow-orange new foliage that turns to rich green in summer. Nice fall color, usually subtle oranges and yellows. An excellent tree for small gardens and large patio containers.

8-10' tall x 10-12' wide

Part shade to shade

Zone 5 / Hardy to -10ºF

Orangeola Japanese Maple

Acer palmatum dissectum ‘Orangeola’
Finely dissected leaves emerge with an orange tint, turn green in summer and then become bright orange-red in fall. It has a weeping habit which gives it a graceful look.

10' tall x 10' wide

Part shade to shade

Zone 5 / Hardy to -10ºF

Oshi-beni Japanese Maple

Acer palmatum ‘Oshi-beni’
Outstanding small tree with a low spreading growth habit. Vibrant reddish-orange new growth turns greenish-red in summer, rich scarlet in fall. Superb specimen or accent for partially shaded areas in landscape.

12-15' tall x 15-18' wide

Part shade to shade

Zone 5 / Hardy to -10ºF

Pixie Japanese Maple

Acer palmatum ‘Pixie’
A dwarf form with deeply divided red leaves and a smaller growth habit than most Japanese Maples. Spring foliage is pinkish-red which deepens to dark wine-red. Fall color is a fiery scarlet.

5-6' tall x 5-6' wide

Part shade to shade

Zone 5 / Hardy to -10ºF

Red Dragon Japanese Maple

Acer palmatum dissectum ‘Red Dragon’
One of the best Japanese Maple for retaining its red color through the growing season. Vibrant cherry red foliage in spring and summer. Maintains color in heat and is resistant to leaf scorch.

6-8' tall x 6-8' wide

Part shade to shade

Zone 5 / Hardy to -10ºF

Red Spider Japanese Maple

Acer palmatum ‘Red Spider’
Upright form with deeply cut, fine leaves that emerge red and mature to bronze-green and then turn vivid scarlet in fall. A really unique-looking selection that is perfect for smaller areas of the landscape.

4-6' tall x 6-8' wide

Part shade to shade

Zone 5 / Hardy to -10ºF

Seiryu Japanese Maple

Acer palmatum ‘Seiryu’
Upright, vase-shaped small tree that has finely cut, lacy green foliage. Spectacular fall color in shades of light yellow to gold. Great accent tree or focal point in the garden.

8-12' tall x 8-12' wide

Part shade to shade

Zone 5 / Hardy to -10ºF

Shaina Japanese Maple

Acer palmatum ‘Shaina’
A new Japanese maple selection that has a low, dense, compact globe. Bright red new foliage matures to deep maroon-red and then turns brilliant crimson in fall. Attains a dense habit as it matures.

8-10' tall x 5-6' wide

Part shade to shade

Zone 5 / Hardy to -10ºF