Acer palmatum Orange Dream produces it’s leaves later than most meaning it is less susceptible to be damaged during cold spells in early spring. Leaves appear orange, quickly turning yellow with orange-tinged tips. In the summer the leaves change to various shades of green with reddish tips before returning to a bright yellow colour shortly before losing its leaves in autumn. Acer palmatum Orange Dream grows into an upright, bushy shrub with the potential to grow to around 4m tall.
Japanese maples are deciduous and therefore drop their leaves in winter.
Acer palmatum Orange Dream grows well in partial shade. Japanese maples do not like to be dry or waterlogged, they thrive best when the soil around is kept moist. The Acer will grow as an upright shaped tree or shrub.
The pictures represent the exact tree you would receive and its current size is approximately 130cm tall* with 60cm spread.
*from soil level
Pictures and tree size as of December 2020
Please refer to our how to.. look after a Japanese Maple article to read our tips on when to plant, prune and water your Japanese maple.