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Acer palmatum 'Beni maiko'

Japanese Maple
Zone: 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
Exposure: Part Shade
Plant Category: Shade & Flowering Trees
Height: Minimum 5 feet , Maximum 10 feet
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PALMATUM, red. The name means "a red-haired dancing girl," an apt description for this fine cultivar as it sways in a gentle breeze. The leaves are small, brilliant scarlet and irregular in shape. At maturity they fade into pinkish red with an undertone of green to blue-green. A dense, dwarf tree, with a shrubby habit that grows wider than tall.

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Submitted by Don Schmidt Nursery Inc. on 2/1/2016 2:52 PM

Beni maiko is a variegated upright with brilliant salmon pink spring growth that makes it a showstopper. It fades to a mottled green in summer. It has excellent bright red fall color. It is similar to Shindeshojo or Otome zakura in appearance, but is a stronger grower. Beni maiko will grow to be as wide as it is tall to about 14’. (Red dancing girl)  

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

Like modern dancers, the 5-lobed, 1-2" leaves of this bright 3-6' pl are each ; curved uniquely, their colors changing from fire-engine-red to pinkish to green with red veins ; petioles; very adaptable to containers. PSh/M

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

One of the several cultivars in the Corallinum group, its outstanding feature is the brilliant coral color of the new leaves. It is a dense shrub, as wide as tall with thin twigs. zone 6

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2 Nurseries Carry This Plant:

Listing Key

Name City/State Email Phone Prod Type Availability
Big Trees Today Inc. Hillsboro, OR Email now 503-640-3011 BB: 1
Don Schmidt Nursery Inc. Boring, OR Email now 503-668-4659 BB: 2