Acer japonicum acontifolium

Fern Leaf Maple


  • Skinny, fern-like leaves with soft green colours, red tinged in spring and dark green in summer.
  • Eye catching autumn colours of red, scarlet and orange.
  • Attractive growth habit—bushy and  rounded.


  • Specimen tree in garden or lawn
  • Bonsai

Growing Conditions

  • Cold hardy.
  • Protect from constant or strong winds.
  • Grows in full sun to partial shade.
  • Prefers moist soils but drought hardy once  established.
  • Tolerates poor, infertile soils.


Height Width
5 year old tree 2.5m 2.0m
10 year old tree 5.0m 3.5m
Country of Origin:   Japan



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