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'Aoyagi Gawa' Strapleaf Japanese Maple - 1 Gallon Pot
Growing to about 8 to 10 feet tall and 6 to 8 feet wide, the 'Aoyagi gawa' Japanese Maple is an upright grower with unusually thin, strap-like green leaves. In spring its new leaves emerge a bright light to chartreuse green deepening in color for summer and then to a bright yellow that rivals a ginkgo tree in fall! Get all the details below

'Aoyagi Gawa' Strapleaf Japanese Maple - 1 Gallon Pot

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SIZE: 1 GALLON POT
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'Aoyagi gawa' Strapleaf Japanese Maple
Acer palmatum dissectum 'Aoyagi gawa'


USDA Plant Hardiness Zones: 5a-8b  Find Your Zone

Note: For our customers who live and garden north of USDA Plant Hardiness Zone 5a, where this Japanese Maple variety is not reliably winter hardy, you'll be happy to know it can be grown in containers that can be brought indoors during winter and placed back outside when temperatures warm up in spring.



Special Attributes

Growing to about 8 to 10 feet tall and 6 to 8 feet wide, the 'Aoyagi gawa' Japanese Maple is an upright grower with unusually thin, strap-like green leaves. In spring its new leaves emerge a bright light to chartreuse green deepening in color for summer and then to a bright yellow that rivals a ginkgo tree in fall! Adding to the overall appeal is the green bark that turns a bright yellow-green in winter. Excellent for garden beds and in pots, planters and other containers.




Landscape & Garden Uses

To showcase its magnificence and beauty, a Japanese Maple is best used in the landscape as a focal point specimen to draw attention to a specific area of the home or landscape. That said, you can plant them in groupings of three or plant one on both sides of an entryway.

Suggested Spacing:  At least 10' for space between trees

Container culture can extend the useful range of Japanese Maples. They are extremely easy to grow in containers, a practice taken to its most extreme form in the art of bonsai. Click on the link below under Helpful Articles for Japanese Maple container planting instructions. 

Note:  One Japanese Maple can make a landscape...that is, if you don't overcrowd it with other trees and plants. Therefore, when choosing companions to plant under or around your Japanese Maple, make sure to select low-growing shrubs or groundcovers that won't interfere at all with your tree. 




Cultural Preferences

Though delicate looking, Japanese Maples are actually very tough and long-lived trees. They are very easy to grow. Container culture can extend their useful range. They are extremely easy to grow in containers, a practice taken to its most extreme form in the art of bonsai.

In their natural habitat, Japanese Maples are understory trees, growing in dappled forest sunlight at the edges of woodlands. Ideally this variety prefers to be grown in similar conditions. That said, there are many sun-tolerant Japanese Maple varieties

Most any average garden soil will grow Japanese Maples. They prefer a moist but well-drained soil rich in organic matter. As with so many other ornamental plants and trees, constantly soggy or wet soil can be problematic. So make sure to plant your Japanese Maple in a well-drained site.




Helpful Articles

Click on a link below to find helpful advice from our experts on how to plant and care for Japanese Maple trees.






Plant Details

USDA Plant Hardiness Zones: 5a-8b  Find Your Zone
Height at Maturity:  8-10' in 10 years
Width at Maturity:  6-8'
Growth Habit / Form:  Upright, Arching 
Growth Rate:  Slow to Moderate
Foliage Color in Spring:  Bright Yellow-Green
Foliage Color in Summer:  Green
Foliage Color in Fall:  Bright Yellow
Light Needs:  Morning Sun with Dappled or Filtered Afternoon Shade, All Day Filtered Sun
Water Needs:  Average, moderately drought tolerant when established
Soil Type:  Sandy, Loam & Clay (Condition heavy clay soils when planting)
Drainage:  Well drained soil is a must!
Soil pH:  5.0 - 7.0 is ideal
Maintenance:  Low
Resistances:  Deer, Heat Tolerant, Insect, Disease, Sun Tolerant



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