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Acer palmatum 'Oregon Sunset' | Cultivar Spotlight

Acer palmatum 'Oregon Sunset'


'Oregon Sunset' is an attractive and hardy Japanese maple, perfect for adding a splash of color to any garden. It's leaves emerge in the early spring - large and rounded, in a deep plum hue. This tree has an upright and lateral growth habit, reaching a maximum height of 7 feet and width of 10 feet in 20 years. It's a great choice for small gardens, especially when trimmed and shaped into a wide-spreading form. The fall foliage of 'Oregon Sunset' is absolutely spectacular, with vibrant orange and scarlet shades like that of a sunset sky. To get the most out of this tree, it is best to protect it from the hot afternoon sun, and it is suitable for zones 5 through 9. Overall, 'Oregon Sunset' is a great option for adding a unique flare of color and beauty to any garden.

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