The best of the bunch, with more deeply cut leaves, longer cascading branches, and knockout fall foliage -- changing from emerald green to bright gold tinged orange and red. This cut-leaf Japanese Maple is a landscape feature by the terrace; perfection overlooking a pond. A Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Gold Medal Plant.
The 150 species of Maples have a wide distribution, from Europe and Asia to North and Central America. Their winged fruits twirl like helicopters when they drop, but their often colorful, lobed, or finely cut leaves are the real attraction.
For information on growing and care, click on Growing Guide.