‘Amber Ghost’ offers unique color in the maples. In spring, it is first bright pink, changing to a melon, pink-orange color. In summer it is a warm soft amber with a distinct green vein. Fall brings bright red and orange. ‘Amber Ghost’ is a wide, upright tree, excellent for either container or landscape if you want a series of stunning colors to bring into the garden.
Noteworthy CharacteristicsA series of unusual foliage colors.
CareWell drained semi-acid soil, consistent water.
PropagationGrafting is the recommended practice for propagating Japanese maples
ProblemsSlow growing (though not difficult), needs protection from afternoon sun. Information provided by Essence of the Tree
- Genus : Acer
- Plant Height : 10 to 15 feet
- Plant Width : 10 to 15 feet
- Uses : Containers, Front Yard, Shade
- Plant Seasonal Interest : Fall Interest
- Tolerance : Frost Tolerant
- Light : Full Sun to Partial Shade
- Moisture : Medium to Wet
- Growth Rate : Moderate
- Maintenance : Moderate
- Characteristics : Showy Fall Foliage, Showy Foliage
- Bloom Time : Spring
- Plant Type : Trees