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Acer Palmatum

Japanese Maple

FAMILY: SAPINDACEAE

Acer palmatum - Japanese Maple

About Japanese Maple at OSU's Landscape Plants site

  • Native to Japan, Korea, and China.

  • There are over 120 cultivars.

  • Can grow to 50’ but is usually smaller.

  • Species’ leaves are green and 7-lobed; cultivar leaves vary by color and shape. Fall color for species is red.

  • Seed wings spread about 150°. Seeds are small.

  • Common in Portland and used frequently by landscapers.

Tree #LocationDimensionsPhoto and Notes
168

2367 NW Kearney St

Private, Front Yard

28' Height

53' Spread

7.25' Circ.

This tree is on the north side of the lot, between NW 24th Ave and NW 23rd Ave.
Acer palmatum - Japanese Maple
241

3652 SE Alder St

Private, Front Yard, Corner Lot

31' Height

50' Spread

8.8' Circ.

Acer palmatum - Japanese Maple