Rising Sun Full Moon Maple
|USDA Hardiness Zone
|Canadian Hardiness Zone
|RHS Hardiness Zone
|-28 to -26
|-20 to -15
|A tree noted for its very large green leaves with a graduating red tinge that intensifies in autumn.
|Ornamental, specimen or accent plant. Suited to woodland and asian inspired gardens as well as edge patio planting.
|Plant in a protected location, with well drained, good soil that is heavily mulched: keep mulch back from the trunk. In my experience in (USDA Zone 5) London, Ontario, Canada it experiences minor twig dieback.
|Wide spreading to mounding, almost as broad as it is tall.
|Large leaves to 20 cm across.
|Large palmate leaves to 20 cm across, Emerging green in spring but graduating to red towards autumn.
|Red flowers, on long peduncles blooming before leaf emergence.
|Green samara ripening to red in mid-summer.
|The Fanshawe College Botanical Gardens, London Garden, London Ontario, Canada.