Acer shirasawanum 'Moonrise' | Cultivar Spotlight
Acer shirasawanum 'Moonrise'
'Moonrise' is an excellent full moon Japanese maple selection that is vigorous, hardy, and extremely beautiful. Acer shirasawanum 'Moonrise' leafs out with large full moon leaves that are pink-red maturing to chartreuse with pink-red highlights. Throughout the summer, bright pink new growth is displayed, while malting leaf colors of pink to chartreuse provide a dynamic contrast that will stand out in the landscape. 'Moonrise' is expected to reach 8-10 ft in 15 years. Fall colors are bright oranges to deep red.