Asian (Japanese) Types
Japanese, Asian, maple tree varieties are known to be more compact in form. The slender branches of this reliable and easily grown Maple tree variety (Japanese/Asian) are clothed with attractive green leaves that become a spectacular red-orange in autumn. Tiny, reddish purple flower clusters emerge with the leaves in spring. They dislike dry soils and have vigorous growth. They mature to 15 feet high and wide. They like full sun or partial sun. Plant in zone 5.