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Acer shirasawanum 'Red Dawn'

Acer shirasawanum 'Red Dawn'

Fullmoon Maple

Regular price $55.00 CAD
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If you have ever had trouble with cold hardiness of red leafed Japanese Maples, this is the tree for you. 'Red Dawn' is a vigorous grower, and begins the year cloaked in broad palmate purple red leaves that are larger than other red leafed Japanese Maples. Their mature colour in mid summer takes on a greenish purple hue, before transforming  into bright red in autumn. Although listed as "Acer shirawasanum, this may be a hybrid with  Acer palmatum.



Hardiness Zone:  Zone 5
Light Requirements: Full Sun to Part Shade
Height: 3.0 m to 4.5 m
Spread: 2.4 m to 3.0 m
Soil Requirements: Average well drained, moist organically rich soils
Bloom Time Mid spring
Planting Time:
Use: Specimen tree, patio tree, woodland gardens, waterside gardens 
Flower Colour & Shape: Small inconspicuous upright clusters of reddish flowers 
Foliage: Large, deeply palmate red leaves, that emerge purple red, maturing to greenish purple, and rounding out the year in bright red, in fall
Benefits: Fast growing tree, improved winter hardiness, larger foliage, seasonal colour, rabbit resistant.

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