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. Height: Minimum 10 feet , Maximum 15 feet Width: Minimum 8 inches, Maximum 8 inches Report a problem. Acer Palmatum 'Fireglow' is a moderate growing tree that can be grown in USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 5A through 9B. It is similar to the 'Bloodgood' with a more vibrant color throughout the growing season. Acer palmatum 'Fireglow' (Japanese maple 'Fireglow') will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 4m after 10-20 years. Pruning Acer Palmatum Fireglow. Very sun and heat tolerant. Acer palmatum Fireglow is truly a special red maple and very easy to grow. The Fireglow Japanese Maple is a unique variety of the Japanese maple, Acer palmatum. Size. Grow in moist but well-drained, acid or neutral soil. The best small red tree. The leaves emerge more dark red than purple in spring and are thinner than other cultivars making them somewhat translucent. Cultivation. Architectural, Beds and borders, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Foliage only, Low Maintenance, Rock. Exposure: Part Shade. Estimated height is 9-10′ in 10 years. History and Origins of Fireglow Japanese Maples. Acer palmatum 'Fireglow' is perhaps one of the best deciduous Japanese Acers for colour and all-round interest. Make sure that the cut is flush with the main stem when you do this. This tree originated in Japan, as well as growing naturally in Korea and parts of China. Acer palmatum 'Fireglow' is a small tree with a graceful weeping habit. Acer palmatum Fireglow is a small tree that requires little to no pruning as long as the tree is healthy. Brilliant red leaves through summer, turning deep rich scarlet and crimson in autumn. This maple does not revert to green under leaves during the summer, but retains its awesome red coloration. Fireglow Japanese Maple is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a more or less rounded form. Suggested uses. 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. If there are damaged or diseased stems you should remove these, cutting to the point of origin. When the sun comes through the leaves of this tree the effect is a breathtaking luminous red. Once established Fireglow is hardy to -20 degrees – USDA Zone 5. Add to Cart. Plant where sun can shine through the … $50.00 $80.00. 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. 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. Qty. Beautiful and striking on its own in the border, as part of a rockery feature, or in a large tub on the patio. Plant Category: Shade & Flowering Trees. Name: Acer palmatum 'Fireglow' Growth Habit: 9 to 10-foot vase shape USDA Zone: 5-9 Exposure: filtered to full sun Growing Conditions: well-drained, humus-rich soil Comments: 'Fireglow' is one of the best reds for all locations.