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Golden Shirasawa Maple

Acer shirasawanum 'Aureum'

Also known as

Golden Full Moon Maple, Golden-Leaved Japanese Maple, Golden full moon maple

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Tender

H7-H2

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

8m

Max

8m

4m

Min

4m

50 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Golden Shirasawa Maple Overview

This medium sized shrub or small tree has bright yellow leaves throughout summer and autumn.

Common problems with Golden Shirasawa Maple

How to harvest Golden Shirasawa Maple

Generally not harvested.

How to propagate Golden Shirasawa Maple

Grafting

Special features of Golden Shirasawa Maple

Attractive leaves

Autumn colour

Other uses of Golden Shirasawa Maple

A lovely plant to grown in a container to provide architectural interest or in the grown as a low maintenance specimen in Japanese, rock, cottage or woodland gardens.