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Acer palmatum 'Emperor 1'

  • Genus: Acer
  • Species: palmatum
  • Common name: Emperor 1 Japanese Maple
  • Zone: 5-9
  • Native: Japan
  • Plant features: Fall Color, Small Tree
  • Availability: In stock


The 'Emperor 1' is a newer Japanese Maple cultivar resembling and often compared to 'Bloodgood'. In comparison, the leaves of 'Emperor 1' have a brighter red than 'Bloodgood' and leafs out a couple weeks later, making it less susceptible to late spring frost damage. It is also said to have a good tolerance to heat while holding its color well. Spring and summer leaves are a dark red/burgundy; new growth and fall color is bright red. Faster growing, will reach 15 - 20 ft. Zone 5 - 9.
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Emperor 1 Japanese Maple

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