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Acer palmatum 'Glowing Embers' /Glowing Embers Japanese Maple

Acer palmatum 'Glowing Embers'  / Acer palmatum 'Glowing Embers'
Outstanding autumn color
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Outstanding autumn color

Excellent accent for a Japanese garden

Summer foliage

Close-up of summer foliage and some flowers

Young foliage

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Scientific Name: Acer palmatum 'Glowing Embers'
Common Name: Glowing Embers Japanese Maple
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 15-20 feet
Spread: 10 - 15 feet
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: A more upright growth habit than many of the Japanese maples. This one produces handsome chartreuse green leaves during the summer followed by beautiful bright red autumn color. As with all Japanese maples provide some morning sunlight but protection from direct sunlight during midday, especially in the Lower South. Provide a moist, well drained soil, although maples can tolerate moderately dry soils during the summer months. This maple might grow a bit faster than many of the other Japanese maples.