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Acer palmatum 'Bonfire'

Japanese Maple
Zone: 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
Exposure: Part Shade
Plant Category: Shade & Flowering Trees
Height: Minimum 8 feet , Maximum 15 feet
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PALMATUM, red. Syn. 'Bonfire'. 'Seigai' greets spring by bursting into brilliant crimson tones. This color lasts about a month then the small palmate leaves gradually become bronze, maturing to green and turning fiery red in the fall. It's twiggy habit makes a favorite for bonsai. Very striking tree!

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Submitted by Ref: Plantlust.com on 11/8/2012 4:29 PM

A bonfire of crimson in spring, a fire of orange-red in fall, (bronze-green in summer), this 8-12' shrub has a twiggy habit ; small palmate leaves that make it a natural for bonsai, container or border. Sun-PSh/Med

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