Acer palmatum 'Taiyo Nishiki'
- Height: 8 - 10 feet (2.4 - 3m)
- Width: 4 - 5 feet (1.2 - 1.5m)
- Hardiness: -29°C (-20°F)
- USDA Zone: 5b
- Light: Partial Shade
Acer palmatum 'Taiyo Nishiki' has some of the best spring time pink leaves. New leaves emerge with various gradients of pink colors. Yellow veins also run throughout the foliage that further brighten up the showy leaves. Even new branch growth sometimes emerge all pink! As summer approaches, the leaves slowly ages to green and transform to oranges and reds in the fall. 'Taiyo Nishiki' is an upright deciduous tree that grows 8' tall x 4' wide in 10 years. Makes an amazing spring time interest maple and suitable for small or large landscapes.
Acer palmatum 'Taiyo Nishiki' originated as a sport from 'Asahi Zuru'.
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2nd growth during summer