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Acer shirasawanum 'Autumn Moon'

Acer shirasawanum 'Autumn Moon' - Autumn Moon Full Moon Maple

Acer shirasawanum 'Autumn Moon' - Autumn Moon Full Moon Maple

More About Acer shirasawanum 'Autumn Moon'

  • Leaves emerge coppery-orange with yellow veins and an underlying shade of green
  • Leaf colour ages to yellow in the summer, then to gold in the fall
  • Upright, dense habit
  • Spectacular in a dark corner of the garden

Zone:

5

Height:

300-350 cm

Spread:

250-300 cm
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Autumn Moon Full Moon Maple Growing and Maintenance Tips

Reportedly somewhat hardier than Acer shirasawanum 'Aureum', it grows best in dappled, afternoon shade. Pruning should be done in the summer. Mulch well, but avoid heaping mulch against the stem.


Acer shirasawanum 'Autumn Moon' Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fall Color
Deciduous

Habit

Oval
Upright

Foliage Color

Golden

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Acer shirasawanum 'Autumn Moon'

Acer shirasawanum 'Aureum'

Acer shirasawanum 'Aureum'

Golden Full Moon Maple

Acer palmatum 'Orange Dream'

Acer palmatum 'Orange Dream'

Orange Dream Japanese Maple