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Emmett's Pumpkin Full Moon Japanese Maple
Emmett's Pumpkin Full Moon Japanese Maple Grows well in Ashburn! Out Of Stock
Emmett's Pumpkin Full Moon Japanese Maple

Sapindaceae Acer Japonicum Emmetts Pumpkin

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Shipping Information
This Item Does Not Ship Until The First Week In June
Cannot ship to: Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, Washington
Grows InZone 5B · -15° to -10° F through Zone 8B · 15° to 20° F
Grows in Ashburn! (Learn More)
Sun ExposureFull / Mostly Sun, Morning Sun / Evening Shade, Morning Shade / Evening Sun, Dappled Light / Filtered Sun
Soil DrainageWell Drained
Resistent ToDeer Resistant
BloomsFall Foliage, Spring Foliage
Foliage ColorOrange, Medium Green
Average Height12' to 15'
Average Width8' to 10'
Additional Information About Emmett's Pumpkin Full Moon Japanese Maple

Acer Japonicum 'Emmetts Pumpkin' is a moderate growing tree that can be grown in USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 5B through 8B. It matures to an average height of 12 feet to 15 feet and an average width of 8 feet to 10 feet, depending on climate and other environmental factors. It prefers growing in a location that provides full sun, morning sun with afternoon shade, morning shade with afternoon sun or filtered sun and grows best when planted in loam soil that is well drained. The foliage is orange and medium green in color.

Emmett's Pumpkin Full Moon Japanese Maple can be useful in the landscape along woodland borders, in foundation plantings, in containers or planters, under a shade tree, as a focal point, in landscape beds or islands, to frame the corners of a home or other building or to add property value and also in theme gardens or shade gardens.

More about our Japanese Maples...

Gardener Direct offers over 150 outstanding and unique varieties of Japanese Maple. We are testing and adding new varieties every year. Our container-grown maples are expertly grown from grafts with the utmost care. Before we offer them for sale, plants are fully rooted and well-branched in 2, 3 or 5 gallon containers. 

To determine hardiness and overall performance in the landscape, each variety of Japanese Maple has been field-tested in our trial gardens here in mid-Georgia. This means you can count on the specific information we provide about each plant.

Emmett's Pumpkin Full Moon Japanese MapleMore about Emmett's Pumpkin Japanese Maple...

Emmett's Pumpkin is one of the best of the Acer japonicums. The new growth emerges green with tangerine overtones in spring and then are blushed with gold-orange overtones during summer, ending up a glowing reddish orange in fall!

Culture & Care

When provided the right environment in the landscape Japanese Maples are very easy to grow and care for, and long lived.

Soil - Japanese maples adapt well to many soil types provided there is good drainage. Consistently wet or soggy soils can be a killer.

Sun -  Some varieties will tolerate full sun. However, in their natural habitat, Japanese Maples are understory trees, growing in dappled forest sunlight and at the edges of partially shaded woodlands. Ideally they prefer to be grown in similar conditions, especially in the warmer climate of the Deep South.

Pruning - When a specific variety of Japanese maple is planted in the right size space; where it have room to grow to mature size, rarely will it require pruning. That beings said, removal of damaged or stray branches that spoil the form of the tree can be performed almost any time of year. Heavy or major pruning is best left to professionals. If you hire someone to prune your Japanese maple make sure he/she has the credentials and ALWAYS check references.

Water - During the first two summers after planting a Japanese Maple, make sure to water enough to keep soil damp but not soggy. Constantly wet feet can cause serious problems. Proper planting method can ensure proper drainage over the long term.

Planting Your Japanese Maple

SEE: Detailed Planting Instructions For How To Plant A Japanese Maple in the Ground








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