Acer japonicum ‘Ruby’

(Ruby Full Moon Maple)


$199.99


Hardiness Zones:

 5a  5b  6a  6b  7a  7b  8a

Quick Overview:

Dramatic foliage distinguishes this small, upright Full Moon maple. Its leaves emerge black-red, brighten to red in late spring and soften to bronze green with darker edges in mid to late summer.  A rich romp of orange, red and purple leaves completes the display in fall.

Description

Easily grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Prefers lightly dappled shade. Leaves may scorch in full sun in hot southern summers. Plants prefer cool summer conditions. Site in locations protected from strong winds. Stake trunk for more erect growth or leave alone for spreading effect.

Additional information

Common Name

Ruby Full Moon Maple

Botanical Name

Acer japonicum 'Ruby'

Container/Amount

7 gallon

Evergreen or Deciduous

Deciduous

Hardiness Zone

5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a

Growth Rate

Average

Light Requirements

Part-shade, Part-sun

Height

8-10'

Width

to 10 ft.

Soil Condition

Well-drained

Water Needs

Average

Blooming Period

Spring

Flower Color

purplish-red

Fragrance

No

Foliage Color

purple red to green-red

Deer Resistant

No

Fall Color

Purple/Red/Orange

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