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Acer palmatum 'Aoyagi'

Japanese Maple
Zone: 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
Exposure: Part Shade
Plant Category: Shade & Flowering Trees
Height: Minimum 12 feet , Maximum 20 feet
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If you like the fresh green of a mountain meadow, this cultivar is for you. The leaves are typical palmatum type and are luscious green. The real bonus is the green stems of 'Aoyagi' are as green as the foliage. Plant this with red stemmed 'Sango Kaku,' and you will have a sight to behold. In the winter, when all else is dreary, the show of the red and green is outstanding.

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Submitted by Don Schmidt Nursery Inc. on 2/1/2016 2:46 PM

Aoyagi is sometimes referred to as the green counterpart to Sango kaku. The foliage is a bright lime in spring and throughout the summer. It is one of the few palmatum cultivars with a consistent clear yellow fall color. It has bright pea green branches that become yellowish in the winter. Aoyagi’s leaves are smaller and more twisted than Ukon’s. (Green coral)


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

The fresh green leaves and the green stems of this cultivar make this a good companion tree to the bright red barked trees like Sango kaku or Beni Kawa. The small leaves turn yellow in the fall. To 25'. zone 6


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

Translated as "Green Coral", this elegant 8-10' green-leaved tree is loved for its golden fall color ; lime green bark, a knock-out in the winter garden. Sun-PSh/Med


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Name City/State Email Phone Prod Type Availability
Don Schmidt Nursery Inc. Boring, OR Email now 503-668-4659 BB: 1
Sester Farms Inc. Gresham, OR Email now 503-663-4844 Container: X
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