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Native to southeast Ohio Deer-resistant
Native to eastern United States Likes full sun
Native to North America Likes shade
Edible for humans Evergreen or wintergreen
Pollinator-friendly plant Suitable for wet sites
Tolerates clay soils Drought-resistant once established

Please also note: This is only and ever a partial list. We always have plants at the nursery that just came in, or that we only have one or a few specimens of; come by to see all of what's available! Also, these are all container-grown trees. We can special-order trees of almost any size balled & burlapped, or of many larger sizes that are container grown. We can also special order many species that are not part of our regular stock. Call us!


"Japanese"-type maples are listed first. Other species maples are listed at the bottom of the page. "Japanese maple" may refer to specimens or cultivars of several species, predominant among them Acer palmatum, but also including A. japonicum, A. sieboldianum, and A. shirasawanum, which are listed below.


Acer japonicum - fernleaf maple, full-moon maple: various sizes
We have various cultivars of this small but highly ornamental tree.
 
Emmett's Pumpkin Zones 5-7; Height: 10 feet; Spread: 10 feet Red tinges on spring foliage, great orange fall color with very round leaves
Mikawa Yatsabusa Zones 5-7; Height: 10 feet; Spread: 10 feetLeaves have feathery appearance; exceptional fall color with blended orange, gold and red; very similar to Otaki
Oregon Fern Zones 5-7; Height: 10 feet; Spread: 10 feetLeaves are deeply dissected, almost skeletonized; great deep red fall color
Otaki Zones 5-7; Height: 10 feet; Spread: 10 feet Leaves have feathery appearance; exceptional fall color; very similar to Mikawa Yatsabusa

Acer palmatum - Japanese maple: various sizes
Zones 5-8; Height: 25 feet; Spread: 25 feet
We have various plants of this small but highly ornamental tree, including "weeping" specimens.
 
Amber Ghost Zones 5-8; Height: 15 feet; Spread: 15 feet Vaiegated in the spring, good red summer color, excellent variable fall color
Asagi Nishiki Zones 5-7; Height: 12 feet; Spread: 15 feet A compact tree; leaves have yellow edges
Bloodgood Zones 5-8; Height: 20 feet; Spread: 20 feetMost common and popular of "Japanese" maples, with good red color; these are seed-grown
Dissectum Tamukeyama Zones 5-8; Height: 8 feet; Spread: 12 feet One of the most heat-tolerant Japanese maples, good red colors through the season, highly dissected leaves
Ed Wood II Zones 5-7; Height: 12 feet; Spread: 10 feet Large, deeply-cut green leaves, great variable fall color, a form of aconitifolium
Elizabeth Zones 5-8; Height: 5 feet; Spread: 3 feet A true dwarf with bushy form, red leaves, fairly heat tolerant
Englishtown Zones 5-7; Height: 3 feet; Spread: 2 feet A true dwarf with upright form and small leaves
Geisha Gone Wild Zones 6-9; Height: 6 feet; Spread: 3 feet A true dwarf with striking pink-variegated leaves
Julian Zones 5-8; Height: 8 feet; Spread: 8 feet A weeping form with purple-red leaves, good fall color
Mr. T Zones 5-9; Height: 4 feet; Spread: 6 feet A dwarf weeping form
Olsen's Frosted Strawberry Zones 6-8; Height: 6 feet; Spread: 6 feet New foliage is a striking pink; remains variegated through the season
Orange Dream Zones 6-8; Height: 20 feet; Spread: 20 feet In spring, leaves are tinted with orange, followed by great orange fall color; one of the larger palmatum cultivars
Osakazuki Zones 5-8; Height: 15 feet; Spread: 15 feet Striking light-green foliage in the spring; fall color is reputed to be the most intense red of the Japanese maples
Sawa Chidori Zones 5-8; Height: 12 feet; Spread: 10 feet Variegated leaves in spring followed by good fall color
Sharp's Pygmy Zones 6-8; Height: 3 feet; Spread: 4 feet A true dwarf, suitable for container planting, with tiny leaves and compact form - great for bonsai
Sister Ghost Zones 6-8; Height: 6 feet; Spread: 4 feet Somewhat variegated leaves with darker veins and unusual leaf shape make this tree distinctive
Viridis Zones 5-8; Height: 4 feet; Spread: 6 feet A weeping form with highly dissected, bright green leaves

Acer shirasawanum - Japanese maple: various sizes
We have various plants of this small but highly ornamental tree.
 
Autumn Mooon Zones 5-7; Height: 10 feet; Spread: 10 feet A form of aureum with bright orange leaves in the sun
Jordan Zones 5-7; Height: 8 feet; Spread: 4 feet
Kumoi Nishiki Zones 5-7; Height: 10 feet; Spread: 10 feet
Moonrise Zones 5-7; Height: 10 feet; Spread: 10 feet
Seasons of Change Zones 5-8; Height: 10 feet; Spread: 10 feet Constantly changing color throughout the season; distinctive deep purple leaf stems

Acer sieboldianum - Japanese maple: various sizes
This is a small but ornamental tree, more cold-hardy than other Japanese maples.
 
Shoryu No Tsume Zones 4-7; Height: 12 feet; Spread: 10 feet The most cold-hardy of the Japanese maples we sell; summer color green, fall color red

Other Maples

Acer ginnala - Amur maple
Zones 2-8; Height: 20 feet, Spread 20 feet:
A small and tolerant tree with moderately showy flowers. Can be somewhat invasive under certain conditions, but great for urban planting.

Acer leucoderme - chalk maple
Zones 6-9; Height: 25 feet, Spread: 30 feet
A close relative of the sugar maple but much smaller, native to the southeastern United States.

Acer pensylvaticum - moosewood, striped maple
Zones 3-7; Height: 25 feet, Spread: 20 feet
A native maple of the Appalachian highlands with green, white and brown striped bark. Large leaves. Very attractive small tree. Protect from excessive heat. Very shade-tolerant.

Acer rubrum - red maple
Zones 3-9; Height: 45 feet, Spread: 30 feet
This is a highly versatile native shade tree with a somewhat narrow profile. Good red fall color. Will tolerate moist soils.

Acer saccharum - sugar maple
Zones 3-8; Height: 80 feet, Spread: 60 feet
The classic American maple, second-best (behind black maple) for maple syrup production, heavy shade, very tough and tolerant and soils, fall color ranges from nice yellow to fantastic flourescent orange.

Acer spicatum - mountain maple
Zones 3-7; Height: 35 feet, Spread: 30 feet
A small tree of the Appalachian Mountains and of the north. Protect from heat. Shade-tolerant.