Acer palmatum 'Volubile'

Discussion in 'Acer palmatum cultivars (photos)' started by mjh1676, Jun 10, 2005.

  1. mjh1676

    mjh1676 Active Member Maple Society 10 Years

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    Southern Oregon
    Here are photos of a small specimen I acquired over the winter. While not terribly unique if one was to characterize this tree, to see it gives a much different impression. The leaf shape is farily standard but the green color can have a bluish tone at times, especially in the shade. My favorite thing is the way the green petioles on new growth quickly change to a bright red--it is a great contrast. From the Vertrees photo of this tree, one can expect great fall color. While it is a very old variety, we do not see it a great deal in cultivation. At this point, I think it deserves more widespread use and availability.

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  2. RAS

    RAS Member

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    Los Altos, CA Bay Area
    How did the fall colors come out in the past 4 years?

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