Name that maple!

Discussion in 'Maples' started by gin-ger, Jun 17, 2007.

  1. gin-ger

    gin-ger Active Member

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    Tidewater, Virginia, USA
    Hey y'all!
    I purchased this A.P. dormant in February from a local nursery. It has been a joy since it first started leafing out. Now in mid-June it is still showing the lime green and reddish-pink new growth that has been almost constant. The horizontal growth pattern is fantastic, too. My question is this....what is it???? It was labeled "Yuri hime" but after checking a couple books and then looking on this forum...there is no mention of the astonishling beautiful pink/red coloring on new growth at all. It has quickly become one of my favorites & I treasure it even without an accurate identification but would love to know what it really is.
    Thanx, Ginger

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  2. whis4ey

    whis4ey Well-Known Member 10 Years

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    Northern Ireland
    Yurihime is apparaently a very small shrub only really suitable for bonsai or in a small pot at most

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