Acer palmatum 'Ukigumo'
More About Acer palmatum 'Ukigumo'
- Green foliage when young becoming variegated
- As the growth of the plant slows the leaves become spotted with white or pink
- As the season progresses, or in some shade, the foliage can become mostly white
- Fall colour can be orange to red
The name means "floating cloud''.
Floating Clouds 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 'Ukigumo' Characteristics
Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average