Information Only - A tall and densely branched, vase-shaped shrub, Acer palmatum 'Aureum' has unusual butter-yellow young growth if in a warm, sunny position. The leaves turn to a darker yet still attractive, golden-green as they age later in summer and then turn colourful shades of yellow, orange or red before falling in autumn.
Acer palmatum 'Aureum' is an excellent foliage plant for a position in sun or light, dappled shade. Although though it will grow in reasonably heavy shade, the leaves will be a much darker green in colour.
Looking for a maple with similar leaf colour? Try Acer palmatum 'Katsura'
This plant is currently listed on our website for Information Only - While we have grown this plant before, sadly it is not currently available for sale.
The golden summer foliage of a 12 year old Acer palmatum 'Aureum' in our gardens (June 2012).