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Acer pseudosieboldianum 'Hasselkus'

Discover the beauty of 'Hasselkus', a remarkable pseudosieboldianum selection hybridized with Acer palmatum, meticulously curated by the esteemed plantsman, Ed Hasselkus. Renowned for his botanical expertise, Ed Hasselkus, a former professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, gained acclaim for his exceptional plant discoveries.

Designed specifically for colder climates, 'Hasselkus' embodies all the cherished characteristics of Acer palmatum. Its autumnal transformation showcases a stunning spectrum, transitioning from vibrant golden yellows to rich red hues, adding a captivating allure to any landscape.

Over a span of 10 years, 'Hasselkus' gracefully matures to a height of 8-10 feet, steadily growing approximately 1 foot taller each year. While this exceptional selection may be trademarked under an alternate name, it is essential to acknowledge 'Hasselkus' as the rightful cultivar name, paying homage to the visionary who first introduced it to the world.

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