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Acer palmatum 'Sherwood Flame'

Acer palmatum 'Sherwood Flame' - Sherwood Flame Japanese Maple

More About Acer palmatum 'Sherwood Flame'

  • Rounded spreading formal crown
  • Attractive dark burgundy foliage spring and early summer
  • Foliage will fade to reddish-green in late summer
  • Fall colour intensifies to a scarlet-red




4-5 m


3-4 m

Sherwood Flame 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 'Sherwood Flame' Characteristics

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

Landscape uses


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