Acer buergerianum 'Ogon'
(Golden Trident Maple)
- Height: 8 - 10 feet (2.4 - 3.1m)
- Width: 4 - 5 feet (1.2 - 1.5m)
- Hardiness: -29°C (-20°F)
- USDA Zone: 5b
- Light: Partial Shade or Full Sun
Acer buergerianum 'Ogon' is a unique maple with tri-lobed leaves. Spring leaves emerge an amazing golden yellow and can last throughout summer. 'Ogon' in Japanese means gold so it is fitting that this maple is also known as the golden trident maple. 'Ogon' is an upright deciduous tree that can reach 8' tall x 4' wide in 10 years.
Acer buergerianum 'Ogon' is one of the few maples that can withstand full sun without any leaf burn. The most reknnown aspect is it's ability retain this spectacular golden glow throughout spring and summer. An excellent choice for those sunnier locations needing a bright yellow focal tree.