Acer palmatum 'Amber Ghost' has pink and amber, darkly veined spring leaves, deeper amber summer tones and fiery red and golds in fall.
Acer palmatum 'Amber Ghost' is an upright deciduous tree. Spring leaves emerge with pink and amber hues and darkly-contrasting, reticulated veins. Summer brings on increasingly deeper amber tones until fall when fiery reds and golds take over. 10' tall x 8' wide in 10 years. Japanese maples change through the seasons generally offering different colours and foliage patterns through spring, summer, and fall. We choose our photo to show the most distinctive characters but an internet image search will help you understand how each cultivar will change through the seasons.
Common Name: Japanese Maple
Family: Aceraceae (The Maple Family)
Zone Hardiness: 5-9
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade
Primary Bloom Colour: Green
Secondary Bloom Colour: Red
Bloom Time: Spring
Soil Moisture: Average, Moist
Stem Colour: Red
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Woods and thickets in a wide range of soils and exposures in lowland and mountains to 3000 metres.
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan
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