Small, rounded ornamental tree with palmate leaves that resemble small fans is a knockout for the landscape! Unusual burnt-orange overtone color on yellow-green leaves is the most striking color combination we have seen in Japanese maples. Morning sun with afternoon shade is the ideal location to plant this tree for the best color performance. Acer shirasawanum 'Autumn Moon'
Planting InstructionsDig a hole large enough to accommodate roots without bending them. Firm well and water thoroughly
Winter CareNot needed
Foliage TypeStriking palmate leaves have a pleated effect reminding one of a geishas' fan.
Soil RequirementAny well drained soil
PruningVery little pruning is need to maintain a beautiful specimen; only remove poorly developed branches, dead wood or broken limbs.
Unique CharactersticsAn exceptional Japanese Maple with outstanding fall foliage. New growth unfurls yellow to burnt orange with tones ranging from orange, salmon and chartreuse. Resistant to burning in full sun! It's a small tree suitable for containers.