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North Wind® Japanese Maple

Hybrid variety that's truly hardy in the north

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  • Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Height/Habit: 20 feet
  • Zone: 4-7
73022-North Wind® Japanese Maple

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North Wind® Japanese Maple

If you've thought you couldn't grow a Japanese maple in your Northern garden, now you can. A hybrid cross between a Japanese maple and a Korean species, North Wind exhibits increased durability and outstanding winter hardiness, even up in Zone 4 areas of the country. Quickly growing to 20' in height with a 15' spread, it makes an imposing specimen tree in the landscape. Finely serrated foliage appears in vibrant shades of red in spring, changing to delicate light green in midsummer, with the real color show coming in autumn when leaves turn to rich orange-red. Makes an excellent substitute for traditional Japanese maples in colder climates. Easy to grow in moist, humus-enriched soil with good drainage. Good for coastal regions due to its tolerance to salt. Acer x pseudosieboldianum 'North Wind®' ('IsINW')
Product Details
  • Season Spring
  • Unit of Measure1
  • Botanical NameAcer x pseudosieboldianum 'North Wind®' ("IsINW')
  • Sun ExposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • State RestrictionsAE AK CT GU HI PR
  • Spread15 feet
  • Spacing15 feet
  • Hardiness Zone4-7
  • Planting InstructionsProtect from afternoon sun. Stake young plants, and apply organic mulch to maintain soil moisture.
  • Foliage TypeLeaves emerge red in spring, changing by midsummer to light green followed by a dramatic orange-scarlet in fall.
  • Soil RequirementMoist, humus-enriched soil. Good drainage is important. Salt tolerant, good for coastal regions.
  • PruningPrune to maintain a desired shape and size and to remove broken and dead branches. Best to prune in late winter when plant is dormant, prior to sap flowing.
  • Additional InformationBred and introduced by Iseli Nursery.
  • Unique CharactersticsNorth Wind® is the flaship member of the Jack Frost® Series, a developing line bred by Iseli Nursery that combines the hardiness and durability of the Koren maple with the beauty of the Japanese maple. The leaves emerge red in spring, changing by midsummer to light green followed by a dramatic orange-scarlet in fall. An excellent substitute for the Japanese maple in colder climates, it has withstood temperatures of -30°F in Iowa testing grounds.
  • Shipped2-3' BR
  • Height/Habit20 feet
  • Growth RateModerate to fast.
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