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‘Amber Ghost’ Japanese maple

Acer palmatum ‘Amber Ghost’

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Acer palmatum 'Amber Ghost'

‘Amber Ghost’ offers unique color. In spring it is first bright pink before 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 that is 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.

  • 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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