Acer japonicum 'Aconitifolium'
Also called Full Moon Japanese Maple
More About Acer japonicum 'Aconitifolium'
- An excellent plant for the garden, providing an upright mounding form
- Very distinctive leaves (much larger than other Japanese maples) turn brilliant red in the fall
- Small reddish-purple flowers appear before the leaves
- Red seed-bearing samaras appear in early fall, contrasting with leaves
- Bloom Time: Spring
Fern-leaf Japanese Maple Growing and Maintenance Tips
This Japanese maple cultivar can be trained to grow more upright, or left to cascade and mound naturally. Likes protection from drying winds and hot, afternoon sun. Grows best in a slightly moist, fertile soil. Add mulch regularly, but avoid heaping the mulch against the stem.
Acer japonicum 'Aconitifolium' Characteristics
Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average
Flowering TimeEarly Spring