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A.s. AUREUM

ACER SHIRASAWANUM

The foliage of this prized maple virtually glows throughout the season. Especially in a site with filtered light, the fan-shaped leaves emerge bright yellow in spring, then gradually soften to yellow-green, a color that holds all summer. Excellent fall color Enjoys full sun to part shade. Upright, rounded small tree, grows to 16-20 feet tall and wide in 10-20 years

Spring: Bright yellow

Summer: Yellow-green leaves, contrasting red samaras

Fall: Gold to orange to red