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Acer shirasawanum Aureum

Golden Full Moon Maple

A slow-growing maple with beautiful yellow-green foliage throughout the summer turning to orange-red in the fall. An excellent focal point with prominent red flowers and seeds. Best planted in dappled shade to prevent scorching in the hot afternoon sun.

  • »  Slow-growing with an upright vase-shaped habit
  • »  Beautiful chartreuse foliage edged with red in spring
  • »  Leaves darken to light green in summer
  • »  Showy orange-red foliage in the fall
  • »  Brightens up a dark corner in the garden

7gal
$546.00
Crate 15 inch Low Inventory
$2,486.25
Crate 20 inch Low Inventory
$4,420.00
  • Category:Shrubs
  • Hardiness Zone:5
  • Height:5-6 m
  • Spread:5-6 m
  • Bloom Color: Red
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Soil Moisture
Moist to Average
Well-drained
Growth Rate
Slow
Attributes
Deciduous
Fall Color
Low Maintenance
Habit
Oval
Foliage Color
Green
Yellow
Landscape uses
Rock garden
Specimen
Planting instructions
Container Plants
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Acer shirasawanum 'Aureum'

Golden Full Moon maple is easily grown in a moist, organically rich, well-drained soil, in partial shade. Mulch well, but avoid heaping mulch against the stem. Dappled afternoon shade is best to avoid scorch.  Excellent focal point for the small garden.