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Acer palmatum 'Red Baron'

Red Baron Japanese Maple

Maple

Comments

A visually pleasing variety with emerging and summer foliage that is dark purple-red, turning a bright, scarlet red in fall; an upright habit with great texture; an ideal landscape accent tree

Description

A visually pleasing variety with emerging and summer foliage that is dark purple-red, turning a bright, scarlet red in fall; an upright habit with great texture; an ideal landscape accent tree

Landscape Attributes

Red Baron Japanese Maple is a dense deciduous tree with a more or less rounded form. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage.

This is a relatively low maintenance tree, and should only be pruned in summer after the leaves have fully developed, as it may 'bleed' sap if pruned in late winter or early spring. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Red Baron Japanese Maple is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Accent;Shade;Mass Planting

Planting & Growing

Red Baron Japanese Maple will grow to be about 20 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 20 feet. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 3 feet from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 60 years or more.

Light Requirement:

partial shade

full sun

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

4b

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

20 feet

20 feet

rich

Deer Resistant:

false

Fall Color

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