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HEPTALOBUM JAPANESE MAPLE
Acer palmatum 'Heptalobum'

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Photo Locations: Morton Arboretum - Lisle, IL

General Notes

Utility Friendly Tree Utility friendly tree.

Has large green leaves that turn red in Fall.

Family: Sapindaceae
Previously listed in the Aceraceae family.

Tree Characteristics

Oval or Rounded Shape.

Has Deciduous foliage.

Height: 10 - 15 feet.

Width: 10 - 20 feet.

Growth Rate: 12 to 24 Inches per Year.

Longevity 50 to 150 years.

Leaves Palmate, Medium Green, Red, Deciduous.

Flowers Inconspicuous. Flowers in Spring. Has separate male and female flowers on the same tree (monoecious).

Winged Seed, Medium (0.50 - 1.50 inches), fruiting in Summer.

Bark Light Green or Light Gray, Furrowed or Smooth.

Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate to Dense in Leaf.

Shading Capacity Rated as Low out of Leaf.

Litter Issue is Dry Fruit.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 2 - 10, 12 and 14 - 24.

USDA Hardiness Zones 6 - 8.

Exposure Partial Shade to Full Shade.

Moist Soil.

Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.

Highly Acidic to Slightly Alkaline Soil pH.

Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.

Pests & Disease Information

Susceptible to Aphids, Root Rot and Verticillium.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Branch Strength Rated as Medium.

Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.

Allergy Health Hazard.

Special Uses & Values

Screen.

Bonsai.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Acer palmatum 'Heptalobum' Tree Record." 1995-2017. Oct 20, 2017.
< http://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/acer-palmatum-heptalobum >

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