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Acer palmatum 'Azuma Murasaki'

Azuma Murasaki Japanese Maple
Zone: 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
Exposure: Part Shade
Plant Category: Shade & Flowering Trees
Height: Minimum 15 feet , Maximum 18 feet
Width: Minimum 15 inches, Maximum 15 inches
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MATSUMURAE, red. The handsome hues of this maple contrast well with other red-leaved forms. There is a slight purple cast to the red, with an undertone of green showing through. Midsummer, the leaves become deep green with a reddish tone. Rapid early growth, developing into a round topped form. Outside limbs appear to have a cascading shape with maturity on this sparsely branched, shrubby tree.

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Submitted by Ref: Plantlust.com on 11/8/2012 4:28 PM

The color tones of this choice tree contrast well with other red-leaved forms (Vertrees); on bright-red petioles, the 7 deeply divided lobes open yellow-orange changing to purple-red over deep green; slowly to 15' X 15'. Sun-PSh/Med

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