Acer pictum 'Usugumo'
- Height: 10 - 12 feet (3 - 3.7m)
- Width: 5 - 6 feet (1.5 - 1.8m)
- Hardiness: -29°C (-20°F)
- USDA Zone: 5b
- Light: Partial Shade
Acer pictum 'Usugumo' has an unique leaf variegation that is speckled with fine dots of white. Large coral colored 'batwing' like leaves emerge in the spring. This deciduous maple is sometimes referred to as the 'Batwing Maple'. Prominent dark green veins run through the leaves. In the fall, the leaves transform into patterns of orange and red.
Acer pictum 'Usugumo' is an upright and slow grower, reaching 6' tall x 3' wide in 10 years. Difficult to graft and rare to find. A perfect ornamental tree for those seeking a rare plant with unique leaf traits.
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2nd transition of spring foliage
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2gal pots at the nursery
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