At first, let's see the leaf- colors of sugar maple from North America. The following photo tells us that the leaf-colors of sugar maple are both red and yellow.

Fall colors of sugar maple leaves are red and yellow at Hamamatsu in 2002.

Let me show you all colors of maple-leaves in my garden in 2002.

Leaves of what we call Japanese maples are as follows.

Acer palmatum, Acer amoenum, Acer japonicum and their cultivars are called "Japanese maples".

From upper left, "Aoshidare", "Shime-no-uchi" and red & yellow

From middle left, "Aka-shidare",

From lower left, "Mai-kujaku",

From upper left,

From middle left,

From lower left,

From upper left, Three little ones ; French maple, Two russet Italan maple, Two red Balkan-Ahorn

From middle right, Two orange Bosnian maple, Yellow silver maple, Yellow

From lower left, Yellow Norway maple, Red sugar maple, Red maple(rubrum), Yellow Boxelder

From upper left, Unknown, Yellow David maple(

From middle left, Red Oliver maple(

From lower left, Red