Arctic Jade® Korean Maple

Acer 'isIAJ'

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Arctic Jade® Korean Maple (Acer 'isIAJ') at Minor's Garden Center

Arctic Jade® Korean Maple foliage

Arctic Jade® Korean Maple foliage

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Arctic Jade® Korean Maple (Acer 'isIAJ') at Minor's Garden Center

Arctic Jade® Korean Maple

Arctic Jade® Korean Maple

(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

Height:  20 feet

Spread:  15 feet

Sunlight:  full sun  partial shade 

Hardiness Zone:  4a

Other Names:  Acer x pseudosieboldianum

Group/Class:  Jack Frost Series

Brand:  Iseli Nursery


A great accent tree for cold climate home landscapes, combining the hardiness and durability of the Korean maple, with the beauty of the Japanese maple; large, green, deeply cut leaves turn dazzling tones of orange and red in fall

Ornamental Features

Arctic Jade® Korean Maple has green foliage throughout the season. The large deeply cut lobed leaves turn outstanding shades of orange and red in the fall. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Arctic Jade® Korean Maple is a multi-stemmed deciduous tree with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage.

This is a relatively low maintenance tree, and should only be pruned in summer after the leaves have fully developed, as it may 'bleed' sap if pruned in late winter or early spring. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Arctic Jade® Korean Maple is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Accent
  • Mass Planting
  • Hedges/Screening

Planting & Growing

Arctic Jade® Korean Maple will grow to be about 20 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 15 feet. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 3 feet from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 60 years or more.

This tree does best in full sun to partial shade. It is very adaptable to both dry and moist locations, and should do just fine under average home landscape conditions. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.

Sizes Available:

TREE FORM: 4' #6 Cont.

Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Accent  Massing  Screening 
Fall Color  Texture 
Ornamental Features
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