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Acer palmatum 'Villa Taranto'

Villa Taranto Japanese Maple

Maple

Comments

Graceful bamboo-like leaves are chartreuse with red tones during summer on this delicate garden specimen, foliage turns gold with reddish tones in fall; slow growing and compact, a ideal size for the garden composition

Description

Graceful bamboo-like leaves are chartreuse with red tones during summer on this delicate garden specimen, foliage turns gold with reddish tones in fall; slow growing and compact, a ideal size for the garden composition

Landscape Attributes

Villa Taranto Japanese Maple is an open deciduous tree with a strong central leader and a more or less rounded form. It lends an extremely fine and delicate texture to the landscape composition which can make it a great accent feature on this basis alone.

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.

Villa Taranto Japanese Maple is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Accent;Mass Planting;Hedges/Screening;General Garden Use;Container Planting

Planting & Growing

Villa Taranto Japanese Maple will grow to be about 10 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 10 feet. It tends to be a little leggy, with a typical clearance of 1 foot 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:

5b

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

10 feet

10 feet

rich

Deer Resistant:

false

Fall Color

red

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