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Acer palmatum 'Moonfire'

Japanese Maple
Zone: 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
Exposure: Part Shade
Plant Category: Shade & Flowering Trees
Height: Minimum 18 feet , Maximum 20 feet
Width: Minimum 16 inches, Maximum 16 inches
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PALMATUM, red. This deep blood-red maple is similar to 'Bloodgood' and is an excellent addition to the palmatum group. The leaves are beautiful wine red to purple and hold their color well. Fall color is crimson red. A newer cultivar not yet in most collections, 'Moonfire' is considered by many to be the best of the red ribbon leaf forms.

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

Another in the family up upright reds, Moonfire is distinguished by its diminutive delicate look and almost black leaves. It never bronzes in the sun and in the fall is an excellent crimson. zone 6. 

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

Opalescent is how the large almost black-red leaves of this strong upright-growing (12-15') tree have been described and they keep this deep color until they turn a bright crimson in fall. Sun-PSh/Med

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9 Nurseries Carry This Plant:

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Name City/State Email Phone Prod Type Availability
Brentano's Tree Farm LLC St. Paul, OR Email now 503-633-8733 Container: 1
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  • Countryside Nursery Aurora, OR Email now 503-678-0511 BB: X Container: X
    Doane Creek Nursery Boring, OR Email now 503-663-5158 Bare Root: 2 BB: 2 Container: 2
    Don Schmidt Nursery Inc. Boring, OR Email now 503-668-4659 BB: 2
    Ernst Nursery & Farms LLC St. Paul, OR Email now 503-633-8366 BB: X
    Heritage Seedlings & Liners Inc. Salem, OR Email now 503-585-9835 Bare Root: 2 Container: 2 Liner: 2
    KG Farms Inc. Woodburn, OR Email now 503-678-3245 BB: 1
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  • Pacific Nursery Inc. Dayton, OR Email now 503-864-4080 Container: 1
    Peace of Mind Nursery Inc. West Linn, OR Email now 503-949-4944 BB: 1 Container: 1