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Acer palmatum 'Rising Sun'

Japanese Red Maple

Rising Sun' is a recent Iseli selection with uncommonly large, heavily textured leaves---up to 8" across---that give the tree a tropical look. Its vigorous, multi-branched habit produces sturdy limbs and rigid twigs, and the autumn show of red, yellow, and orange will take your breath away. (Iseli Nursery)

Heavily textured leaves up to 8 inches across
Multi-branched habit with rigid twigs
Red, orange, and yellow fall color
Height: 8-10 Feet
Spread: 8-10 Feet
Zone: 5-8
Color: Green

Japanese Red Maple Characteristics & Attributes

Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
Part Shade
Part Sun
Full sun to part shade
Soil Moisture Needs
Good Drainage
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Early Spring
Growth Rate
Wildflower Garden
Perennial Border
Specimen Planting
Rock Garden
Accent Plant
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Early Spring
Late Summer
Late Spring / Early Summer
Homeowner Growing & Maintenance Tips for Japanese Red Maple

Prune as needed to keep overall shape of tree. Pruning is best done in mid-winter when branch structure is fully visible and to prevent excessive bleeding that can occur with spring pruning.

Interesting Notes

Acer palmatum ‘Rising Sun’makes a wonderful specimine tree for a small garden or yard.  The 8 inch leaves gives the tree a tropical look.  Brilliant fall colors and upright habit make this tree a keeper for any garden.

Garden Location
Iseli Nursery, Boring Oregon