name botanical:Acer palmatum 'Ozakazuki'
other name:Smooth Japanese Maple
family:Soapberry family (Sapindaceae)
height:up to 15 m (49 ft)
The leaves of Japanese maple are palmately lobed with 5 to 9 lobes. The leaves are up to 12 cm (4.7 in) in diameter. The petiole is red. The leaf margin is serrated.
fall foliage:yellow - orange
The red flowers are fragrant and hang on corymbs.
gender distribution:monoecious / hermaphrodite
The fruit is a samara with two winged nutlets. The samara are arranged in pairs, numerous, red and form a shallow angle.
The branches are brown.
bark:The bark is gray-brown and smooth.
location:Sun to half-shade
soil:fresh humus and sandy soils
ph value:slightly acidic to alkaline
single tree in small gardens, patios or roof gardens.
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