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
Looking for a beautiful and unique addition to your garden or landscape? Look no further than Acer palmatum ssp. matsumurae 'O kagami', also known as the Okagami Japanese Maple. This small upright tree reaches a height of approximately 4 meters at maturity, making it an ideal choice for smaller outdoor spaces.
One of the most striking features of this tree is its purplish-red foliage, which holds its color throughout the summer before transitioning to dazzling shades of red and scarlet in the fall. This versatile tree is sure to add a burst of color and interest to your outdoor space, whether you plant it as a focal point or use it as part of a stunning Japanese-inspired garden.
Please note that as with all seed collected from cultivars, the seedlings of Acer palmatum ssp. matsumurae 'O kagami' may vary slightly from the mother tree. But with its stunning color and delightful form, this tree is sure to be a standout no matter what its individual characteristics may be. Add the Okagami Japanese Maple to your garden today and enjoy its beauty for years to come.