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Orangeola Weeping Japanese Maple
An absolutely beautiful tree with vivid coloring spring through fall, Orangeola Japanese Maple is a weeping, semi-upright grower to about 8-10 feet in height with an 8 foot spread. Get all the details below

Orangeola Weeping Japanese Maple

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Orangeola Japanese Maple
Acer palmatum dissectum 'Orangeola'


USDA Plant Hardiness Zones: 5a-9b  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

An absolutely beautiful tree with vivid coloring spring through fall, Orangeola Japanese Maple is a weeping, semi-upright grower to about 8-10 feet in height with an 8 foot spread. In spring its new lacy leaves emerge bright orange to red turning a handsome red-green with orange undertones in summer. A mid-summer new flush of orange leaves create a two-tone effect laying over the older leaves. In fall, a spectacular show of brilliant fiery-red and orange is truly a sight to behold! Sun tolerance is exceptional. 




Landscape & Garden Uses

To showcase its magnificence and beauty, Orangeola 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. Orangeola is excellent for use in containers. 

Suggested Spacing:  At least 12' 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. That said, Orangeola Japanese Maple has excellent sun tolerance. 

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.




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Plant Details

USDA Plant Hardiness Zones: 5a-9b  Find Your Zone
Height at Maturity:  8-10' 
Width at Maturity:  8' or so
Growth Habit / Form:  Upright, Weeping/Cascading 
Growth Rate:  Moderate 
Foliage Color in Spring:  Bright Orange to Red
Foliage Color in Summer:  Burgundy to Red with Mid-Summer Orange Flush
Foliage Color in Fall:  Brilliant Orange and Red
Light Needs:  Full Sun, Morning Sun with Dappled or Filtered Afternoon Shade, Morning Shade with Afternoon Sun, 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:  6.0 - 7.5 is ideal
Maintenance:  Low
Resistances:  Deer, Heat Tolerant, Insect, Disease, Sun Tolerant



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