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Acer shirasawanum 'Aureum'

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More About Acer shirasawanum 'Aureum'

  • Slow-growing with an upright vase-shaped habit
  • Beautiful chartreuse foliage edged with red in spring
  • Leaves darken to light green in summer
  • Showy orange-red foliage in the fall
  • Brightens up a dark corner in the garden

Zone:

5

Height:

5-6 m

Spread:

5-6 m

Colour:

Red
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Golden Full Moon Maple Growing and Maintenance Tips

Golden Full Moon maple is easily grown in a moist, organically rich, well-drained soil, in partial shade. Mulch well, but avoid heaping mulch against the stem. Dappled afternoon shade is best to avoid scorch.  Excellent focal point for the small garden.


Acer shirasawanum 'Aureum' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Habit

Oval

Foliage Color

Yellow
Green

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Acer shirasawanum 'Aureum'

Acer shirasawanum 'Autumn Moon'

Acer shirasawanum 'Autumn Moon'

Autumn Moon Full Moon Maple

Acer shirasawanum 'Jordan'

Acer shirasawanum 'Jordan'

Jordan Full Moon Maple

Acer japonicum 'Rising Sun'

Acer japonicum 'Rising Sun'

Rising Sun Fern Leaf Maple