Acer palmatum 'Fireglow'

Fireglow Japanese Maple

Deciduous Tree

Similar to the ubiquitous 'Bloodwood' but smaller in stature and with deeper red foliage that persists through summer. Vigorous and sun-tolerant, but slow-growing in an upright habit. Perfect for smaller gardens or in a large container as an accent specimen.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8

Exposure: Full Sun, Part Sun, Filtered Sun, Morning Sun

Water Needs: Average, Regular / Even


Size: 96 - 180 tall x 96 - 144 wide
Shape / Form: Upright, Vase
Foliage Texture: Medium
Foliage Quality: Medium

Features: Dwarf / Compact Plant, Attractive Foliage, Fall Color, Low Maintenance

Foliage Color: Burgundy / Maroon, Red
Fall Color: Red, Red Orange, Reliable Fall Color Leaf Shape: Palm-shaped

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Banks and Slopes, Beds and Borders, Container, Mixed Border, Small Gardens, Specimen, Structure / Foundation
Special Situations: Courtyard / Urban Garden

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Spring, Summer, Fall, Three Seasons of Interest
Position / Role: canopy
Plant Behavior: Slow Growing
Collections: eGardenGo Favorite, Plants That Earn Their Keep

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: low, medium

Plant Combos