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Plant Details

Acer palmatum 'Okushimo'

Japanese Maple
Zone: 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
Exposure: Part Shade
Plant Category: Shade & Flowering Trees
Height: Minimum 10 feet , Maximum 15 feet
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PALMATUM, green. Small leaves are sharply pointed at each lobe tip. An unusual effect is created by upward curling leaf edges. 'Okushimo' is an upright growing, vase shaped tree. It is vigorous, and young trees can grow as much as 3' per season. Leaves turn fluorescent gold in autumn.

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

Like Kurui jishi, Okushimo has curled-in leaves, but the tree is much narrower and taller (which is not saying much in terms of height (10')), and the leaves are a light fresh green in the summer. Fall color is variable, gold to red.

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

This very desirable cultivar has 3 outstanding features (Vertrees) its upright, vase-shaped habit (20-40'), its unusual leaves with the margins of each lobe rolling to form a tube, ; its intense yellow-gold fall color. PSh/Med

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

Pointed palm-like leaves are uniquely rolled upward at the margins. Intense gold fall color on this upright 15 foot small tree.

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Name City/State Email Phone Prod Type Availability
Don Schmidt Nursery Inc. Boring, OR Email now 503-668-4659 BB: 2