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Acer palmatum
Japanese Maple 'Red Emperor'

Plant type: tree
Size: 10-15'H x 12-15'W
Shape: Upright/Srpeading
Plant Zones: 5-8

Fall Color: Dark Red
Flower: Insignificant
Fruit: Insignificant
Feature: Heat Resistant and Drought tolerant.
Sun/Shade: partial shade

Description:
'Vigorous, upright, wide crowned selection displaying improved qualities over the well known A. 'Bloodgood'. Deep purple-red, 5-7 lobed leaves have improved leaf color retention and in spring leafing-out occurs two weeks later this lessening damage from late frosts. Leaf color is retained better in shaded locations. Fall color is a beautiful dark crimson. Drought resistant and heat tolerant creating a sensational focal point for sunny landscapes.

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