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‘Amber Ghost’ Japanese maple

Acer palmatum 'Amber Ghost'

Acer palmatum 'Amber Ghost'

‘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
  • Maintenance : Moderate
  • Growth Rate : Moderate
  • Characteristics : Showy Fall Foliage, Showy Foliage
  • Bloom Time : Spring
  • Plant Type : Trees

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