Autumn Moon Full Moon Maple

Acer shirasawanum 'Autumn Moon'

  • Leaves emerge coppery-orange with yellow veins and an underlying shade of green
  • Leaf colour ages to yellow in the summer, then to a mix of gold, orange and red in the fall
  • Upright, dense habit
  • Spectacular in a dark corner of the garden

ZONE:
5

HEIGHT:
300-350 cm

SPREAD:
250-300 cm

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Growing and Maintenance Tips:


Reportedly somewhat hardier than Acer shirasawanum 'Aureum', it grows best in dappled afternoon shade. Any pruning should be done in the summer. Mulch well, but avoid heaping mulch against the stem.

Characteristics & Attributes


GROWTH RATE:
Medium
ATTRIBUTES:
Deciduous
Fall Color
HABIT:
Upright
Oval
FOLIAGE COLOR:
Golden
LANDSCAPE USES:
Specimen