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Acer palmatum 'Omato'

Japanese Maple
Zone: 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
Exposure: Part Shade
Plant Category: Shade & Flowering Trees
Height: Minimum 15 feet , Maximum 24 feet
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AMOENUM, green. This is a large leaved Japanese maple, similar to 'Osakazuki', with bright green leaves and a nicely rounded structure; almost as wide as it is tall. Leaves have five to seven lobes and are 2 to 3" long and 3 to 4" wide. In spring, the leaves emerge with a tinge of orange-red and turn again in the fall to brilliant tones of red. This is a strong-growing tree with leaves that have good substance and texture and a durable color that does not easily sunburn.

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

Omato has my favorite leaf shape: broadly ovate lobes on good sized leaves. The spring color orange tinged; the summer color is green and the fall color is various reds. The tree can reach 24' but is in no hurry to do it.

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

Different and handsome, this strong-growing 15-20' tree has large (to 4"), leaves with 5 to 7 sharply pointed, double-toothed lobes ; BRIGHT red fall color; will tolerate some sun. Sun-PSh/Med

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