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Tamukeyama Japanese Maple

A Showpiece in the Garden


Height

The heights we list are after we prune your tree.

Many Nurseries advertise heights before they prune, then cut off several feet before shipping. While this reduces their shipping cost, it gives their customer a shorter tree than they bargained for. The tree will likely need an extra year to grow back the growth that was trimmed.

We prune your tree throughout its life. This process takes us longer, but gives you more branches and quicker production.

Plus, we don't include the pot or root length in our measurements. This gives you an extra 1-2 ft. in tree size.

Our larger trees are usually one to two years older than our smaller ones and will typically give you better, thicker shade the first full growing season.

: 3-4 ft

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Height

The heights we list are after we prune your tree.

Many Nurseries advertise heights before they prune, then cut off several feet before shipping. While this reduces their shipping cost, it gives their customer a shorter tree than they bargained for. The tree will likely need an extra year to grow back the growth that was trimmed.

We prune your tree throughout its life. This process takes us longer, but gives you more branches and quicker production.

Plus, we don't include the pot or root length in our measurements. This gives you an extra 1-2 ft. in tree size.

Our larger trees are usually one to two years older than our smaller ones and will typically give you better, thicker shade the first full growing season.

: 2-3 ft

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Height

The heights we list are after we prune your tree.

Many Nurseries advertise heights before they prune, then cut off several feet before shipping. While this reduces their shipping cost, it gives their customer a shorter tree than they bargained for. The tree will likely need an extra year to grow back the growth that was trimmed.

We prune your tree throughout its life. This process takes us longer, but gives you more branches and quicker production.

Plus, we don't include the pot or root length in our measurements. This gives you an extra 1-2 ft. in tree size.

Our larger trees are usually one to two years older than our smaller ones and will typically give you better, thicker shade the first full growing season.

: 4-5 ft

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Planting Mix
Tamukeyama Japanese Maple Planting Mix

Helps your Tamukeyama Japanese Maple get established in a fraction of the time, become more drought tolerant, and grow faster. Here's how:

Beneficial Bacteria... It's like a Probiotic for your tree... creating an explosion of fine hair roots that vastly improves nutrient and water uptake.

Course Organic Compost... loosens and improves all types of soils while promoting proper pH levels. You get better drainage and moisture retention.

Microbial Fertilizers... including Sea Kelp, Yucca, and 100 other elements proven to gently feed your tree without burning the roots.


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Premium Planting Kit
Planting Kit Planting Kit

Getting your tree off to the right start can more than double its growth rate. Your tree arrives pre-pruned... ready for explosive growth.

Your planting kit includes:
  1. 2 oz of Mycorrhizal Fungi so your tree can quickly explode with new root growth.

  2. Breathable Tree Guard protects against gnawing mice, rabbits, deer and mowers.
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Mycorrhizal Fungi 24" Tree Guard
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Here’s why you need this award-winning tree :

  • Incredible red foliage
  • Cold hardy Japanese Maple variety
  • Vigorous grower
  • Holds color well throughout the season

The Japanese Maple That Withstands the Test of Time

Dating back more than three hundred years, the Tamukeyama Japanese Maple has long perfected its tradition of spectacular beauty. A wonderful specimen, it’s easy to grow in a variety of soil conditions in either full sun or part shade. The relatively compact mature size of 8 feet makes the Tamukeyama a versatile tree suitable for a number of planting options.  Growing wider than it does tall, the branches swoop down to form a dome filled with colorful foliage on display all four seasons.
 
A Sea of Red Beauty Awaits your Landscape

Winning on all three counts, the well-defined leaves of the Tamukeyama are exceptional for their shape, texture and especially their color.  The purplish-red foliage that emerges in the spring is accented by tiny crimson flowers that will draw admirers in for a closer look.  Summer won’t dampen the brilliant color that will last the length of the season.  As autumn beckons, the leaves red hues deepen, illuminating the planting area with incredible fall color.  

Bring a centuries-old, award winning tree into your design plans this year by ordering your own Tamukeyama Japanese Maple today.

Growing Zones: 5-8

Mature Height: 6-8 ft.
Mature Width: 8-12 ft.
Sunlight: Full - Partial
Soil Conditions: Well Drained
Botanical Name: Acer palmatum 'Tamukeyama'
Does not ship to: AZ
Growing Zones 5-8
This plant is recommended for zones: 5-8
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It's Easy to Plant your Tamukeyama Japanese Maple


Step 1 - Dig Your Hole

Select a site with full to partial sun and moist or well drained soil for your Tamukeyama Japanese Maple.

First, dig each hole so that it is just shallower than the root ball and at least twice the width.

Then loosen the soil in the planting hole so the roots can easily break through.

Use your shovel or try dragging the points of a pitch fork along the sides and bottom of the hole.



Step 2 - Place Your Plant

Next, separate the roots of your Tamukeyama Japanese Maple gently with your fingers and position them downward in the hole.

The top of the root flare, where the roots end and the trunk begins, should be about an inch above the surrounding soil.

Then make sure the plant is exactly vertical in the hole.

To make it just right, use a level.

Step 3 - Backfill Your Hole

As you backfill the hole, apply water to remove air pockets.

Remove debris like stones and grass and completely break up any dirt clumps.

Water your Tamukeyama Japanese Maple again after the transplant is complete.

To help retain some of that moisture, it's recommended that you place mulch around each plant to a depth of 2"-3" up to but not touching the trunk. Organic mulches such as wood chips also help to better soil structure as they decompose.

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I ordered the tress in late fall and they were in very good condition when I received them. Since then, I have planted the trees and waiting for the spring to see them grow. Up to this point, I am very satisfied with the price and the purchase.
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how fast do they grow?
A shopper on Aug 12, 2014
When is the best time of year to prune Japanese Maple ?
A shopper on Sep 3, 2014
Can the Japaneese Maple do well in a pot outside and then taken in for the winter?
A shopper on Oct 15, 2014
Best time of year to plant this tree?
Janet W on Nov 20, 2014
I ordered this tree Tamukeyama Maple tree, my zone is # 9 and this item is for zones 5 - 8,will it be fine where I live. Pauline Chapman.my zip code is 95336?
Pauline C on Mar 18, 2015
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Is it ok to prune so it doesn't get too wide?
A shopper on Aug 16, 2014
Best Answer: Yes the Tamukeyama Japanese Maple responds very well to being pruned.
Reply · Report · Allison BStaff on Aug 18, 2014
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I have been told the Tamukeyama Japanese maple tree will not do well planted in full sun and unprotected from wind. True or false?
Russ R on May 10, 2015
Best Answer: It really depends on where you live... in the south, they are best when protected from afternoon sun. In the north, they can tolerate more sun, but need protection from cold winter winds?
Reply · Report · Justin FStaff on May 12, 2015
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can it survive in zone 10 even though not recommended?
I am from new York and miss this tree.
Joe d on Jun 6, 2015
Best Answer: we planted the tree in fall of 2014. It made it through the winter (which was very snowy and long), doing fine right now. Location: a suburb of Chicago, Illinois.
Reply · Report · eva l on Jun 8, 2015
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I am wanting to plant this tree on the west, the front of our house, up against the house. We live in NE--zone 5. The garage helps to block some wind. There is no shelter from the south of our house. We have tried a Dwarf Bloodgood and a Dwarf Crimson Queen type and neither have survived. Both these tress were planted by a landscaping company. Would a Dwarf Tamukeyama Japanese Maple work in this area?
Patt C on May 12, 2015
Best Answer: I am glad you asked. I planted my beautiful tree in my front yard. To the left o f. center. I t. is starting to leaf out. And going great. I could not be happier !!!!! Back patio is southeast. So that makes the front of home. West/ north. Gets a of sun. But it has a little shade from a taller tree. It likes where it is. I live in border 7/8. Zone. I did use a tree gard. For the. Chewing critters. Ha. I am very. Happy with Fast Growing. Trees. I hope is helpful.
Reply · Report · Mary V on May 12, 2015
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are these grafted?
Maelee B on May 10, 2015
Best Answer: Yes, the Tamukeyama Japanese Maples are grafted.
Reply · Report · Justin FStaff on May 12, 2015
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should this tree be ferterlized yearly?
A shopper on Aug 19, 2014
Best Answer: Give the your Tamukeyama Japanese Maple some well balanced fertilizer like formula 10-10-10 at the beginning of every Spring will give it a boost, however fertilizing this tree isn't necessary.
Reply · Report · Allison BStaff on Aug 21, 2014
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How long do these trees live?
Judy J on Jun 21, 2015
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I live in Orlando, just out of the "Growing Area", IF I keep it indoors in the hot summer, and move it outside in winter and spring. Would it be OK?
Richard J on Jun 20, 2015
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I have a Japanese lace maple that is about 40 years old. Since last fall it's been showing signs of disease with branches dying out. This summer it did not come out very well. Branches are missing a lot of foliage and some leaves are drying out. The branches have spots on them that could be mold. Can I fertilize it and revive it?
M R on Jun 14, 2015
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Will my Trees and Shrubs Look Like the Photographs?

Most trees and plants on the website are pictured in their mature form. Depending on the product and growth rate, mature development can take years for your plant to resemble the photos.

Picture the last time you took a walk in the woods. The young trees were not miniature bonsai versions of mature trees. Instead they were naturally thin and lanky. Young trees are programmed to race toward the light, before the competing vegetation crowds them out. Once established at 10 feet or more, they start developing a wide canopy and shedding lower limbs.





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Late spring to early fall
trees are shipped potted
Some dormant trees
prefer to be potted
Most dormant trees shipped in the
late fall through spring arrive bare root

Bare Root trees are shipped without dirt or any green foliage showing. Some customers who have never planted bare root before, think that they received a "dead stick" with roots. These dormant trees are basically sleeping over the winter as most trees do. Because of their hibernation-like stage, this is a great way to transplant these trees. Since a bare root tree lacks foliage, they need very little moisture.


Most Trees and Shrubs are Pruned Before Shipping... at No Cost to You

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Pruning makes plants appear to be less-full than the ones you may have seen at your local big box garden center. A retailer's goal is to have plants look their best while sitting in the store. Our goal is to have them look the best after you plant them.

Pruned trees and shrubs not only travel better, but become established much quicker. So rather than supporting extra foliage, they put their energy into sending out deep roots. Once that happens, your plants become hardier and quickly explode with new top growth. Above the ground, pruning helps your plants develop a more attractive form.


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