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Acer palmatum Thunb. Sapindaceae. Japanese maple. Small tree. Distribution: Japan, SE Asia The cultivar 'Villa Taranto ' has orange-red leaves. Can be tapped in early spring for its sugar-rich sap although it is not as abundant as in Acer saccharum.
Oakeley, Dr. Henry F. (2013). Wellcome Library notes. link
- Asia-Temperate, Eastern Asia, Japan
- Asia-Temperate, Eastern Asia, Korea
Acer palmatum 'Villa Taranto'Family: ACERACEAE
Cultivar: 'Villa Taranto'
Distribution summary: Japan, S Korea
Hardiness: H5 - Hardy; cold winter
Garden status: Not currently grown