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Japanese Maple Osakazuki in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Acer Palmatum 'Osakazuki'

 

Japanese Maple 'Osakazuki'

Acer palmatum are smallish deciduous trees with deeply-lobed leaves which turn red, orange and yellow in autumn. The flowers are red in spring. They have a compact tidy habit that negates the need for heavy pruning. They reach maturity in 10 to 20 years. 'Osakazuki' has seven-lobed fresh green leaves through Spring and Summer which appear out of red shoots in Spring. The flowers are deep red, and turn into winged fruit. Foliage turns a stunning red in the Autumn.

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plant Features
  • Japanese Maple Osakazuki likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Japanese Maple Osakazuki likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Japanese Maple Osakazuki is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Japanese Maple Osakazuki likes light and free draining

    Light and free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Japanese Maple 'Osakazuki'

Latin name

Acer Palmatum 'Osakazuki'

type

Trees or Shrubs

family

Sapindaceae

ph

4.5 - 6.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Japanese Maple Osakazuki likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Japanese Maple Osakazuki is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Soil

    Japanese Maple Osakazuki likes light and free draining

    Light and free draining

  • Water

    Japanese Maple Osakazuki likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Japanese Maple Osakazuki is 4.00meters x 5.00meters 4.00 M 5.00 M

Acer Palmatum 'Osakazuki'

Acer palmatum are smallish deciduous trees with deeply-lobed leaves which turn red, orange and yellow in autumn. The flowers are red in spring. They have a compact tidy habit that negates the need for heavy pruning. They reach maturity in 10 to 20 years. 'Osakazuki' has seven-lobed fresh green leaves through Spring and Summer which appear out of red shoots in Spring. The flowers are deep red, and turn into winged fruit. Foliage turns a stunning red in the Autumn.


Flowering

From Early Spring TO Early Spring

Most acers and maples have somewhat insignificant flowers. The flowers can be green, yellow, orange or red, and usually appear in early Spring, and are an early source of nectar and pollen for bees.

 

Planting

From Late Winter TO Early Spring

Smaller varieties can be grown in pots and containers. The best time for planting is late Winter / early Spring, before the leaves appear

 

Propagating by cuttings

From Late Spring TO Mid Summer

Propagation methods vary according to the variety. Most varieties are propagated by means of softwood cuttings.

 

Propagating by grafting

From Early Summer TO Mid Summer

Some acers or maples are best propagated by grafting. This certainly applies to 'Shirasawanum' varieties.

 
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