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Acer japonicum 'Yama kage'

Jim Schmidt, known for his exceptional plant selections, introduced 'Yama kage,' a full moon Japanese maple with large leaves and stunning red fall color. The name 'Yama kage' means Mountain Shadows, which is the name of the subdivision where Schmidt resided. Over a period of 15 years, this maple can grow up to 10-12 ft, making it an excellent choice for adding a big impact to your landscape in the fall. 'Yama kage' thrives in Zones 5 through 9 and is a must-have for any garden enthusiast looking to enhance their garden's fall color.

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