Acer palmatum 'Beni Otake' - Blue Heron Nursery

Acer palmatum ‘Beni Otake’

Beni Otake Japanese Maple


A vigorous, upright tree with purplish-red strap-like leaves that hold their color through summer, then turn to a vibrant crimson in the fall. With dark bark, and a wispy appearance, the translation to "Red Bamboo" perfectly describes this tree. Prefers sun to partial shade and acidic, well-drained soil.

  • Common Name: Beni Otake Japanese Maple
  • Height: 25' tall
  • Spread: 20' wide
  • Type: Deciduous
  • Zone: 5 - 9

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