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Acer palmatum 'Viridis'

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On Display
Freer Gallery
Accession Number
2011-0351A
Description
A vivid green maple with leaves so finely dissected, they almost seem fern-like, this 6-10 foot tall dwarf tree has a slight weeping habit. In his extensive tree encyclopedia, Michael Dirr states that 'Virdis' is likely a catch-all term for all A. palmatum with dissected green leaves.
Hardiness
-20 - 20 F
Bloom Time
April
Provenance
Uncertain
Topic
Display Gardens
Living Collections
Range
Cultivated
Life Form
Deciduous tree
Bark Characteristics
Smooth; gray
Fall Color
Yellow; red
Foliage Characteristics
Thready, finely cut, dissected, palmate, with 7-9 lobes. 2-4" long. Vivid green.
Fruit Characteristics
Green samara; ripens in late summer to early fall.
Structure
Rounded; weeping
Data Source
Smithsonian Gardens
Common Name
Japanese Maple cultivar
Group
[vascular plants]
Class
Equisetopsida
Subclass
Magnoliidae
Superorder
Rosanae
Order
Sapindales
Family
Sapindaceae
Genus
Acer
Species
palmatum
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ax782076b6c-7d13-4d5e-854d-287af441b171
Record ID
ofeo-sg_2011-0351A
Photographed by: Hannele Lahti
Photographed by: Hannele Lahti
Photographed by: Hannele Lahti
Photographed by: Hannele Lahti
Photographed by: Hannele Lahti
Photographed by: Hannele Lahti
Photographed by: Hannele Lahti
Photographed by: Hannele Lahti
Photographed by: Hannele Lahti
Photographed by: Hannele Lahti
Photographed by: Hannele Lahti
Photographed by: Hannele Lahti
Photographed by: Hannele Lahti
Photographed by: Hannele Lahti
Photographed by: Hannele Lahti
Photographed by: Hannele Lahti
Photographed by: Hannele Lahti
Photographed by: Hannele Lahti
Photographed by: Hannele Lahti
Photographed by: Hannele Lahti
Photographed by: Hannele Lahti
Photographed by: Hannele Lahti
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