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Acer palmatum 'Koto-no-ito'

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More About Acer palmatum 'Koto-no-ito'

  • Finely cut, long, strap-like leaves
  • Foliage is apple green in colour for the summer
  • Excellent yellow to orange fall colour
  • Rounded, dense habit
  • Unusual upright cutleaf cultivar

Interesting Notes:

'Koto-no-ito' means "harp strings".

Zone:

5

Height:

250-300 cm

Spread:

250-300 cm
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Koto-no-ito 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. 


Acer palmatum 'Koto-no-ito' Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Habit

Vase-shape
Upright
Rounded

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Acer palmatum 'Koto-no-ito'

Acer palmatum dissectum 'Seiryu'

Acer palmatum dissectum 'Seiryu'

Green Dragon Japanese Maple