Upright Japanese maples are the most plentiful of the maples. The vary in color, leaf type and heights. These are Acer p. Suminagashi, in their Spring leaf color. One of the best for high sun and high heat.
Dwarf Japanese maples are very versatile as they can be placed in the landscape or containers. This is Acer p. Tattoo, in its Summer leaf color, a newer cultivar. It is very similar in structure, leaf and color as Acer p. Mikawa yatsubusa, but it is a dwarf.
The cascading Japanese maples can be low and wide or tall and wide depending on their environment. They do great in containers or in the landscape. This is Acer p.d. Watnog, a newer cultivar. Small with lots of Spring color as well as Autumn.
The Acer japonicum are the big leaf Japanese maples. They like to spread out but not get too tall. They have either highly dissected or webbed leaves. This is the first maple we purchased, Acer j. Aconitifolium, also know as the Dancing Peacock Japanese maple.
The vine maples are the only Japanese maples that are native to the Pacific Northwest of the Americas. This is Acer cir. Pacific fire in Spring leaf color. It is a cultivar of the native species.
These are the Full Moon maples. Beautiful large leaves that unfold like a fan as they are coming out in Spring. This is Acer shir. Autumn Moon in Spring leaf color. It gets darker orange red in the Autumn.