Make sure that the cut is flush with the main stem when you do this. Plant Category: Shade & Flowering Trees. Height: Minimum 10 feet , Maximum 15 feet Width: Minimum 8 inches, Maximum 8 inches Report a problem. Acer palmatum Fireglow is truly a special red maple and very easy to grow. $50.00 $80.00. ACER palmatum Fireglow. Developed in Alabama by Harold Johnson, grows in full sun in the hot, humid south. 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. The best small red tree. Acer palmatum 'Fireglow' is a small tree with a graceful weeping habit. If there are damaged or diseased stems you should remove these, cutting to the point of origin. This tree originated in Japan, as well as growing naturally in Korea and parts of China. Pruning Acer Palmatum Fireglow. Acer palmatum 'Fireglow' (Japanese maple 'Fireglow') will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 4m after 10-20 years. Once established Fireglow is hardy to -20 degrees – USDA Zone 5. Acer palmatum 'Fireglow' is perhaps one of the best deciduous Japanese Acers for colour and all-round interest. When the sun comes through the leaves of this tree the effect is a breathtaking luminous red. The Fireglow Japanese Maple is a unique variety of the Japanese maple, Acer palmatum. Suggested uses. 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' Japanese Maple Zone: 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b. 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. Acer Palmatum 'Fireglow' is a moderate growing tree that can be grown in USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 5A through 9B. ACER PALMATUM FIREGLOW. Plant where sun can shine through the … Grow in moist but well-drained, acid or neutral soil. History and Origins of Fireglow Japanese Maples. The leaves emerge more dark red than purple in spring and are thinner than other cultivars making them somewhat translucent. Acer palmatum Fireglow is a small tree that requires little to no pruning as long as the tree is healthy. Very sun and heat tolerant. Size. Architectural, Beds and borders, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Foliage only, Low Maintenance, Rock. It is similar to the 'Bloodgood' with a more vibrant color throughout the growing season. This maple does not revert to green under leaves during the summer, but retains its awesome red coloration. 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