Plant Catalog - ACER P ARAKAWA
ACER P ARAKAWA
Acer palmatum 'Arakawa'
Arakawa Japanese Maple
A low-branching, broadly-rounded deciduous tree with palmate leaves that are divided into 5 to 9 pointed lobes. Green leaves turn golden yellow in the fall. Bark is rough and fissured. Inconspicuous spring flowers are followed by pairs of samaras. Needs slightly acidic soil.
USDA zones: 5 - 8
Sunset zones: A3, 2b - 10, 12, 14 - 24
Mature size: 10 - 20 feet high and wide
Light needs: partial sun to dappled sun
Water needs: regular water