the spring foliage is a rich red colour, slightly on the orange side, and lasts into the summer. the leaves become a rich purplishbrown with tiny and irregular green spos. these colours intensify in late summer and fall, the midrib of each lobe remains a distinctly contasting yellow greenwhile the leaves turn to yellows, oranges and red in the fall.
This dwarf variety displays small pointed leaves. In spring, the leaves have a red to burgundy margin and during the summer they turn vivid green. Good choice as bonsaï or for a rock garden. Needs winter protection.
Low-branching tree with an upright habit. Linear leaf type with emerging leaves extremely narrow almost hair like. The second push of foliage is still narrow but more typical of strap leaf maples this makes for a very interesting combination of textures unlike anything in the Maple family. It is a clear bright green in color turning yellow in the fall. Provide with a fresh, well drained soil. Prefers areas protected from winds.
Medium sized deeply divided leaves are soft pink and pale green in spring changing to deep green in summer and are a wonderful orange, golden and red in the fall. Somewhat more upright than other trees in this group.
Beautiful dark burgundy leaves with green veins and a luxurious rounded shape adorn this shrubby maple that matures wider than tall. Bright red petioles and samaras complete the package to make an exceptionally attractive maple. Fall color is scarlet.
Omurayama is an excellent example of the cascading or weeping type of cultivar. The new unfolding foliage has a bright orange cast to the leaf edges, but the leaves soon become a uniform brilliant green. Fall colors are quite spectacular gold and crimson combinations. Young plants are vigorous and upright. Later they show the true pendulous character
Japanese maple with wide, generous green leaves, part of the Amoenum type. Turns to spectacular fiery scarlet red tones in fall. This upright selection tends to be rounded with age. Can tolerate direct sunlight.