As you can see, the leaves are very similar to a Japanese maple, Acer palmatum. Best if used with some wind protection in the landscape. Medium to dark green leaves (to 5” long) with 9-11 doubly serrate lobes turn excellent shades of yellow, orange and red in fall. This is another trifoliate that is quite hardy and has a lot to offer in a small/medium sized Maple. I never saw one in the open (I grew up in Denver). Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition. He planted it in the most protected part of his yard where it won't be hit by winter winds. Another one that I really wanted to plant is A. mandschuricum. It should be interesting. Scientific Name: Family: Sapindaceae. Also from this thread, I found out that Korean maples resemble like Japanese maple and are hardy too. 2021 Qualico Mixed Doubles Classic Canmore Rocky Mountain Curling Association Registration Closes in 4 days . It … Would it be fine if I will be planting this tree in direct sunlight? Very cold-tolerant, surviving in climates where Japanese maples cannot, down to –40°F.!!! I grow the Korean maple, Acer pseudosieboldianum, in the ground (it’s Zone 4 hardy, and looks like a Japanese maple, with fantastic fall foliage color in particular). So careful, delicate pruning can help to create an artful, impressive shape. Plus, the darker/bolder colors takes emphasis away from all that maple. I'd think that in your z4/5 location, you could grow any of these without too many difficulties. Actually, the photo does not do the tree justice. A shady spot won't encourage good growth or healthy foliage. If the bark tears, this can expose the tree to a greater risk of fungal problems or insect infestations. Likewise, maple species can vary from shrub-size Japanese maples to sugar maples that reach 75 ft (23 m) in height and 50 ft (15 m) in canopy spread, so choose a species that suits your available space. Make sure you keep the potted stem moist, but not waterlogged. Full sun or dappled light positions are best for the Korean Maple. Although the Korean Maple is relatively hardy, it does have thin bark that can be easily damaged if treated roughly or positioned in an overly windy spot. wonderlen, May 17, 2010 #4. maf Well-Known Member Maple … Good news is Acer pseudosieboldianum is more winter hardy than any of the Japanese maples, and this trait is passed on into its hybrids. Japanese maples are hard to grow in CO. Rounded shape. Acer pseudosieboldianum (Korean Maple) * Full sun to Part shade * Zones 3-7 * 30ft tall * 20ft wide Leaves are brightly colored with yellows, oranges and reds in the autumn!!! I don't know if you have heard of the movie The Rabbit Proof Fence. I was wondering if people had luck with trident maples in zone 4. Beautiful home. In the United States, most maple species are best suited to USDA Zones 3-8, an area that covers most of the continental U.S. You can buy Zone 4 Cold Hardy Japanese maple online mail-order. Korean maples are similar enough that we can happily fool ourselves with this hardier substitute. Others who live in your zone might have some suggestions for varieties that are winter hardy. Aboriginals are basically a nomadic race and built their own campsites, or humpties as they are called, from corrugated iron or anything else they could get their hands on. It is hardy through USDA growing zone 4, (-25 F or to -31 C). Found the vase and added some more texture with the baskets. Planting Japanese maples, as well as other plants or trees, outside of your hardiness zone can be done, but it’s risky. Korean maple trees (Acer pseudosieboldianum) look quite a bit like the popular Japanese maples, but they are hardier. Korean maple is … The sad part of it all was that putting them in towns exposed them to alcohol which they just can't cope with and it caused many problems - again though they were punished for it under white man's laws, no one took into consideration how the white man had caused the problem. Great natural light Enjoy the maple. Was afraid to go dark but in some areas in works so well and not overpowering. New! This small specialty maple matures to about 25 feet tall (7.6 m.) and wide. Everything painted will, inevitably, need to be repainted and look awful as it begins to get that way. I suggest you ask a good nurseryman(woman) at one of these places in CO for help. Species: pseudosieboldianum. It should also be positioned in a warm indoor location away from direct sunlight. And there's A. tegmentosum 'White Tigress'. Noteworthy Characteristics. It is native to forested areas in Korea and China. Japonicas are supposed to be cold hardy, as are Pseudosieboldianum (Korean Maple). A yellow pillow on the bed added an extra zing and complemented with the maple trim. Because of their small, ornamental shrub-like stature, however, these trees are popular amongst bonsai enthusiasts. The Korean Maple can cope with surprisingly low temperatures, but it doesn't like to be too hot or dry. Although these trees are known for being pretty hardy, one thing they do like is plenty of moisture. North Wind and Ice Dragon. Its compact size, delicate look, and slow growth mean the Korean Maple can work as an ornamental tree in a container for several years too. Ornamental Features: Korean Maple has attractive forest green foliage which emerges red in spring. This species doesn't do well in dry and very hot conditions. There was something else in South Australia that had to do with Secret Women's Business and that dragged on quite a bit too. Find more Korean words at! They get full sun during am and early pm, and have had some scorch problems on all but the Paperbark. Other Names: Purplebloom Maple, Acer pseudo-sieboldianum Zone: 4 to 8 Growth rate: Fast I could not and did not paint the trim as you can see - that would be blasphemous. […] I bet you could apply the same tactic to that. Perhaps in a true zone 4 they can handle full sun, but I don't think they would like the sun conditions in Colorado. When I hear questions about Japanese maple hardiness in zone 5 or 6 I wonder under what conditions or just what varieties have been tried. Here's what I have to offer it: Full sun10 inches of topsoil over sand.Zone 4. Growing Japanese Maples in Zone 4 Need help with color and design of this sun bathed Californian room! Korean Maple is a wonderful substitute to a Japanese Maple for those who live in zone 4. … My brother has a dwarf red cutleaf (don't know variety) in his yard in Chicago and it has survived several winters. Am new to the forum and maples. I don't think the Bloodgood will work because the area is not very sheltered. I was up there about a month ago and it looked quite healthy. I love this thread. I'll let you know how it goes. All the reading I could do on them indicated that they prefer a sheltered situation with no hot afternoon sunshine. This hybrid selection, developed in Madison, WI, by Dr. Ed Hasselkus, originated from seed of the tough and cold-hardy Korean maple, but most resembles its A. palmatum parent.