Well-behaved trees that won't take over your yard -- or your neighbor's.
By Marie HoferMore in Outdoors
15-25 feet high and wide; the subgroup Dissectum is 6-12 feet high and wide
Few trees enhance the landscape like the Japanese maple, and few species come in so many silhouettes — from the contorted, shrubby A. palmatum var. dissectum atropurpureum to 10- to 15-foot weeping forms to the full-sized species. No matter their size and shape, Japanese maples offer fine textural effects and outstanding fall color. Among the non-shrubby types, "Ozakazuki" (15-20) has bright green leaves that turn crimson in fall; the leaves of "Oshio beni" open fiery orange-red, age to reddish-green and turn bright red in fall.
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