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Last Updated: 30th Nov 2022

Is Japanese maple fast growing?

Japanese maples grow at an average rate of 12-24 inches per season. In 15 years of development, the average height of Japanese maples is between 10 and 15 feet. However, most of their growth came in earlier years. The average Japanese maple matures at a height of 10-25 feet.



Similar to the previous question, it is also asked how big a Japanese maple will grow.

From 2 to 30 feet high

Similar to the Japanese maples, where are they most productive? Dappled or Afternoon shade - A mature Japanese Maple can thrive in full sun, except for the southernmost regions of its hardiness range. However, it will also tolerate a little shade. You can give it as much or little sun as you like, but this will make the best color.

You may also wonder, "How can I make my Japanese maple grow quicker?"

The fine foliage makes it a good choice to plant this tree in a well-watered area with shade from the afternoon and midday sun. It will thrive even in zone 9, despite its fine leaves. Tamukeyama is the fastest-growing of all the cascading forms.

Which Japanese maple tree is best?

Best Japanese Maples to Sun

  • Part shade is not an issue for Japanese maples.
  • Sangu Kaku-Also known by Coral Bark Maple because of its brightly colored branches, which are stunning in spring and winter.
  • Seiryu-This Japanese maple is the only one that can be dissected uprightly.