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Acer palmatum 'Emperor1®' (Wolff)

Also called Wolff Japanese Maple


Acer palmatum 'Wolff' - Emperor1? Japanese Maple

Acer palmatum 'Wolff' - Emperor1? Japanese Maple

More About Acer palmatum Emperor1® ('Wolff')

  • AKA Acer palmatum 'Red Emperor'
  • Dark red foliage spring and summer
  • Brilliant scarlet in the fall
  • Bark is an interesting blackish-red colour
  • Will hold its colour well even in shady sites
  • Leaves emerge 2 weeks later than other upright reds

Zone:

5

Height:

4-5 m

Spread:

4-5 m

Emperor1® Japanese Maple Growing and Maintenance Tips

Best planted in a well-drained soil with high organic matter. Japanese maples are grown as specimen trees or multi-stemmed plants. Any pruning should be done in summer. Mulch well, but avoid heaping mulch against the stem. Most cultivars need full sun or light afternoon shade. 

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Acer palmatum Emperor1® ('Wolff') Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Juglan Tolerant
Deciduous

Habit

Multi-stem/Clump form
Upright
Vase-shape

Foliage Color

Purple
Red

Landscape uses

Screening (privacy)
Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Acer palmatum 'Emperor1®' (Wolff)

Acer palmatum 'Crimson Prince'

Acer palmatum 'Crimson Prince'

Crimson Prince Japanese Maple