"Beni Schichihenge" Japanese maple: Blue-green leaves variegated in shades of pink and cream. In fall, they change to exciting shades of orange and gold. Tends to resist leaf scorch from hot, dry weather better than other varieties. AKA: Acer palmatum "Beni schichihenge". Growing Cond: Part shade and moist, well-drained soil. Size: 8 feet tall and wide. Zones: 6-9
Golden Fullmoon Maple: An exceptionally beautiful plant, this tree features golden-yellow leaves through the summer. In fall, the leaf tips develop red edges while the leaf center stays golden. Name: Acer shirasawanum 'Aureum' Growing Conditions: Part shade and moist, well-drained soil Size: 20 feet tall and wide Zones: 5-7 Choose It Because: You need a Japanese maple with golden foliage.
Espèces d’ érable du Japon – conseils plantation et entretien
Emperor 1,A favorite because of its dark purple-red foliage, Emperor 1 is also a good choice for northern gardens as its leaves open a bit later than most -- helping it avoid late spring frosts. It also offers brilliant scarlet-red fall color. Name: Acer palmatum 'Wolff' Growing Conditions: Part shade and moist, well-drained soil Size: 15 feet tall and wide Zones:5-8 Choose It Because: You want a good red-leaf type or live in the North.