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Common Name: Japanese Maple
Scientific Name: Acer palmatum
Location: McNeilly Park
Native to: Japan
This tree typically grows to: 10 to 25 feet tall and wide
This tree prefers these conditions: This is a popular residential landscape tree, and prefers full sun to part shade, medium moisture and slight acidity.
Special about this tree:
- This arboretum tree’s location reflects the previous use of this area of McNeilly Park as a residential yard.
- The Japanese Maple’s foliage is generally red to purple, with beautiful fall color.
- The tree has low branching and often develops a gnarly, twisted character as it ages.