Yasemin Full Moon Maple
Acer shirasawanum 'Yasemin'
Yasemin Full Moon Maple foliage
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Height: 12 feet
Spread: 12 feet
Hardiness Zone: 5b
Great burgundy colored foliage throughout the summer; leaves are finely dissected giving a finer texture to the landscape; vibrant fall color; often considered a hybrid between the full moon and Japanese maples
Yasemin Full Moon Maple has attractive burgundy foliage throughout the season. The large serrated lobed leaves are highly ornamental and turn outstanding shades of scarlet and plum purple in the fall. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant.
Yasemin Full Moon Maple is a deciduous tree with a more or less rounded form. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.
This is a relatively low maintenance tree, and should only be pruned in summer after the leaves have fully developed, as it may 'bleed' sap if pruned in late winter or early spring. It has no significant negative characteristics.
Yasemin Full Moon Maple is recommended for the following landscape applications;
- Mass Planting
- General Garden Use
Planting & Growing
Yasemin Full Moon Maple will grow to be about 12 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 12 feet. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 2 feet from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 60 years or more.
This tree does best in full sun to partial shade. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out. It is not particular as to soil pH, but grows best in rich soils. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This is a selected variety of a species not originally from North America.