Japanese Maple
Acer japonicum
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines The soil should be kept countinously moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Green plant fertilizer (e.g. N14-P6-K8).
Mist requirements Mist every 4 days during summer
Light preferences Prefers bright light but not direct sun
Temperature preference Prefers hot summer (average over 22 °C) and cold winter (average under 15 °C) climates.
pH range 5.1 - 7.8
Acidity preference loves acidic conditions
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate humid subtropical

Photo

Names

Other common names Full Moon Maple, Downy Japanese Maple
Family Sapindaceae

Characteristics

Growth form tree
Hardiness USDA 5 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -29°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • red
Blooming months
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    1Jan
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    3Mar
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    4Apr
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    5May
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    6Jun
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    7Jul
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    8Aug
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    9Sep
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    10Oct
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    12Dec
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Leaf color
  • red
  • green