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Acer palmatum 'Kamagata'

Japanese Maple
Zone: 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
Exposure: Part Shade
Plant Category: Shade & Flowering Trees
Height: Minimum 4 feet , Maximum 8 feet
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DWARF, green. One of the most fabulous introductions of all the palmatums, 'Kamagata' is a variety of A. palmatum selected by J. D. Vertrees. It is diminutive and bush-like in growth habit but in an open manner, creating a very small tree with the distinct branching usually found only on upright tree forms. Add to this green leaves with red margined detail. Though a dwarf cultivar, it grows vigorously when young. It's tolerant of full sun and dry conditions. Spectacular orange-red leaves in autumn. Excellent for bonsai.

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Submitted by Don Schmidt Nursery Inc. on 2/3/2016 4:27 PM

Kamagata is a dwarf maple of delicate appearance with leaf lobes that curl gently upwards. New leaves are green with purple edges. The fall color is an excellent red. It is one of the larger dwarfs, growing up to 10’ in height. (Sickle shaped)

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

Kamagata is a green leafed dwarf which appears fragile and delicate but is actually a hardy healthy cultivar; the leaves are small, long and irregularly lobed; it grows to a 4' x 4' mound holding its leaves long in the fall with golden and orange colors.

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

Selected ; named by J.D.Vertrees, this tiny (2-4') maple is delicate in appearance but not in its durable constitution; finely pointed, 5-lobed leaves are edged with red in spring ; turn or-yellow in fall. Sun-PSh/Med

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