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Acer palmatum 'Yellow Bird'

Yellow Bird Japanese Maple

Maple

Comments

Deeply cut leaves in multitudes makes this an interesting variety; leaves are layered on branches in such a way that reminds one of a bird's wing; foliage is a bright green-yellow turning to a regal gold in fall

Description

Deeply cut leaves in multitudes makes this an interesting variety; leaves are layered on branches in such a way that reminds one of a bird's wing; foliage is a bright green-yellow turning to a regal gold in fall

Landscape Attributes

Yellow Bird Japanese Maple is a multi-stemmed deciduous tree with a stunning habit of growth which features almost oriental horizontally-tiered branches. 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.

Yellow Bird Japanese Maple is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Accent;Mass Planting;General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Yellow Bird Japanese Maple will grow to be about 15 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 10 feet. It has a low canopy 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:

4b

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

15 feet

10 feet

rich

Deer Resistant:

false

Fall Color

gold

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