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Japanese Maples

Please phone or email to check for current availability. Russell Nursery is known for its large selection of Japanese maples. Our upright japanese maples are usually available in 5, 7, 10 and 15 gallons, and the weeping varieties are in 2, 3, 5, or 10 gallon sizes. Occasionally we have larger, more mature specimens available. The colour changes are listed in order of spring, summer & fall. The height indicated is approximate as growing conditions vary, 10 years – maturity.


Acer palmatum ‘Scolopendrifolium’

Upright and compact for small spaces.
Orange green, green, yellow tones.
Sun, part shade.
H 12’-15’ W 9’-12’

Acer palmatum dissectum ’Seiryu’

Upright, beautiful soft texture.
Reddish green, bright green, gold to crimson.
Sun, part shade.
H 12’-15’ W 10-12’

Acer palmatum ‘Shidava Gold’

A dwarf upright great for a container.
Leaves emerge yellow-green.
Turn a bright green for summer.
Golden yellow for fall.
Full sun to part shade, moist WD soil.
H 4-6′ S 4-6′

Acer palmatum ‘Shishigashira’ (Lion’s Head Maple)

Upright columnar.
Soft green, green, orange/gold.
Sun, part shade.
H 6’-12’ W 3’-5’

Acer palmatum ‘Sumi nagashi’

Broad-upright, vigorous and strong growing.
Branches may weep at the ends.
Foliage emerges purple red in spring, matures to a deep maroonish-green in summer and finally turns bright crimson in fall.
Sun, part shade.
H 12’-15’ W 10’-12’

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