Tamukeyama Japanese Maple

Acer palmatum 'Tamukeyama'

 

Height: 5-7'

Width: 5-7'

Shape: Rounded

Exposure: Part sun

Foliage: Burgundy

Fall Foliage: Scarlet

Fruit: Small samara

Zone: 5-8

 

One of the oldest Japanese maples (dating back to the 1700s) yet one of the most revered. It holds its burgundy lace-leaf foliage color longer into the summer and resists heat and humidity. Considered by many to be the best red lace-leaf variety.