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A picture of a Japanese Maple 'Iijima Sunago'

Japanese Maple 'Iijima Sunago'

Acer palmatum (Matsumurae Group) 'Iijima Sunago'

Photo by CandideUK (All rights reserved)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

10m

Max

6m

3m

Min

4.6m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Japanese Maple 'Iijima Sunago' Overview

This is an upright, small tree with green bark and large leaves which have seven to nine lobes. The leaves emerge orange-red and turn deep burgundy-brown with tiny green spots. In the autumn, the leaves turn bright orange to yellow. Sunago means 'dusted'.

Common problems with Japanese Maple 'Iijima Sunago'

How to propagate Japanese Maple 'Iijima Sunago'

Seed

Species are propagated by seed.

Grafting

By grafting or simple layering in late winter or early spring.

Layering

Budding

By budding in summer.

Other uses of Japanese Maple 'Iijima Sunago'

Grown for its foliage interest. Also grown as a Bonsai plant.