Acer 'Aureum'

Leaves as golden as a Harvest Moon
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Features to Note


5 - 7

Mature Height

20 Feet

Mature Width

20 Feet

Light Requirements

Full Sun

Moisture Requirements

Moist, well-drained

Soil Tolerance

Normal, loamy

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range
5 - 7
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The USDA hardiness zones offer a guide to varieties that will grow well in certain climates. Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Make sure that your hardiness zone lies within the zone compatibility range of this variety before ordering.


Why wait a whole month to glimpse the beauty of a full moon when you can enjoy it all year round? This yellow-leaved maple tree is a treasure with its rounded habit and bright foliage giving it a very lunar feel. The brightest and purest yellow tones are seen in spring and when the fresh leaves are the same shade as newly hatched ducklings. Summer adds a green edge to the leaves giving the tree a more chartreuse look. In autumn orange and red tones make an appearance and finish the season with style. You will have to experience its color changing magic to believe it. Does best in full sun to partly shaded areas and so easy to care for you will love with shapely ornamental tree! It is great in containers, as a specimen or scattered around as accents, this tree is sure to shine in whatever role you choose for it.


Genus: Acer
Species: shirasawanum
Variety: Auream
Item Form: Trade Gallon (3qt)
Category: Trees, Trees and Shrubs
USDA Zone Low: 5
USDA Zone High: 7
Uses: Fall Color, Foliage Interest, Ornamental, Specimen
Zone: 5, 6, 7
State Shipping Restrictions: GU, HI, PR, VI
Discount Exempt: No


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