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Ukigumo Japanese Maple (13 of 16)

Plant in rich, moist but well-drained soil; fertilize in spring.
Plant in full sun to light shade; prune while dormant in winter.
Height: 6-12 feet
Width: 6-8 feet
Hardy in USDA zones 6-9:
Zone 6: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun to light shade; mulch after first hard frost.
Zone 7: Plant in early fall; plant in full sun to light shade; mulch after first hard frost; color will be brighter in full sun.
Zone 8: Plant in early fall; plant in full sun to light shade; mulch after first hard frost; color will be brighter in full sun.
Zone 9: Plant in early fall; plant in full sun to light shade; mulch in fall; color will be brighter in full sun.

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