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Emperor 1

PLANT HEIGHT/WIDTH: 15' Tall and 8-10' Wide

LIGHT REQUIREMENTS: Full Sun, Part Sun

HARDINESS/ZONE: 5-8

BLOOM/FEATURES: Reddish-Purple Foliage Throughout the Growing Season. Rated as Deer Resistant.

EVERGREEN/DECIDUOUS: Deciduous

The Emperor 1 Japanese Maple,  Graceful form with blackish red bark veiled in dark red foliage that turns a brilliant scarlet in fall. Leaves bud out later in spring, better withstanding damage from late frosts than less cold hardy varieties. Most intense color in full sun, but best protected with dappled or afternoon shade in hotter regions.