Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 12 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 120 days
Germination: sow seed 3/8" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed
Introducing the stunning Acer palmatum ssp. matsumurae 'Emperor 1', also known as the Red Emperor Japanese Maple. Its dark red leaves are almost black in color, maintaining their brilliance well into the summer. Come fall, they transform into a beautiful crimson red hue that will take your breath away. This upright growing cultivar is similar to the well-known 'Bloodgood', but with a unique beauty all its own. While we don't have enough experience growing seed from this cultivar, we guarantee that every plant we sell is of the highest quality. Don't miss out on the chance to add this exceptional specimen to your collection. Order your Red Emperor Japanese Maple today!