Acer palmatum 'Fireglow' is a small tree with a graceful weeping habit. The best small red tree. Height: Minimum 10 feet , Maximum 15 feet Width: Minimum 8 inches, Maximum 8 inches Report a problem. Developed in Alabama by Harold Johnson, grows in full sun in the hot, humid south. Qty. Very sun and heat tolerant. Acer palmatum 'Fireglow' (Japanese maple 'Fireglow') will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 4m after 10-20 years. Acer palmatum Fireglow is truly a special red maple and very easy to grow. Acer palmatum 'Fireglow' Japanese Maple Zone: 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b. If there are damaged or diseased stems you should remove these, cutting to the point of origin. Once established Fireglow is hardy to -20 degrees – USDA Zone 5. Brilliant red leaves through summer, turning deep rich scarlet and crimson in autumn. Estimated height is 9-10′ in 10 years. The Fireglow Japanese Maple is a unique variety of the Japanese maple, Acer palmatum. Size. Make sure that the cut is flush with the main stem when you do this. Architectural, Beds and borders, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Foliage only, Low Maintenance, Rock. ACER PALMATUM FIREGLOW. Acer Palmatum 'Fireglow' is a moderate growing tree that can be grown in USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 5A through 9B. Acer palmatum Fireglow is a small tree that requires little to no pruning as long as the tree is healthy. Plant Category: Shade & Flowering Trees. Cultivation. Suggested uses. Pruning Acer Palmatum Fireglow. It matures to an average height of 12 feet to 15 feet and an average width of 10 feet to 15 feet, depending on climate and other environmental factors. Acer palmatum 'Fireglow' is perhaps one of the best deciduous Japanese Acers for colour and all-round interest. $50.00 $80.00. The leaves emerge more dark red than purple in spring and are thinner than other cultivars making them somewhat translucent. History and Origins of Fireglow Japanese Maples. It is similar to the 'Bloodgood' with a more vibrant color throughout the growing season. Acer palmatum Fireglow is a long-time favorite for sunny locations because it is a slow to moderate growing maple with good color and it doesn’t get too big. Acer palmatum 'Fireglow' Acer palmatum 'Fireglow' 35.00 'Fireglow' is the perfect name for this small upright Japanese maple introduced by Nurseries Gilardelli in Italy. This maple does not revert to green under leaves during the summer, but retains its awesome red coloration. Exposure: Part Shade. This tree originated in Japan, as well as growing naturally in Korea and parts of China. ACER palmatum Fireglow. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage. Fireglow Japanese Maple is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a more or less rounded form. When the sun comes through the leaves of this tree the effect is a breathtaking luminous red. 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