Plant of Merit: Maho Japanese maple

  • Wednesday, June 6, 2012 2:51pm
  • Life

WHAT: Acer palmatum ‘Maho’ is a Japanese maple exhibiting the most unusual of color variations in the spring. The newly opened leaves are a mixture of cameo pink tips to a pale ochre.

SUN OR SHADE: Part shade is preferable.

SIZE: The small stature of this tree makes it a fine specimen for a large pot.

SEE IT: At the Evergreen Arboretum &Gardens in the Japanese Maple Grove; 145 Alverson Blvd., Everett; for more information see www.evergreenarboretum.com; 425-257-8597.

Sandra Schumacher, Evergreen Arboretum &Gardens

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