Plant Catalog - ACER P SHERWOOD FLAME
ACER P SHERWOOD FLAME
Acer palmatum 'Sherwood Flame'
Sherwood Flame Japanese Maple
An upright deciduous tree with lobed, palmate leaves. Leaves are deep red from spring through summer. In fall, leaves turn reddish-green and then progress to a bright cherry red. Bark has interesting silver ridges. 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: 15 feet high and 12 feet wide
Light needs: partial sun to dappled shade
Water needs: regular water