Iroha-momiji : Acer palmatum Thunberg


Summer irohamomiji having a vigorous atmosphere in the quiet


Blossoms come out from the end of March to the beginning of April


Sprouting of young leaves


Fruits (seed) with reddish pink wings


Young twigs growing long


Aflame with red and yellow leaves in the autumn sunshine


Glowing irohamomiji against the sparkling sunlight


We can also enjoy autumn colors in our garden !

Let me show you these gigantic trees of Acer palmatum that I have visited to see so far.


" Irohamomiji (Acer palmatum) of Araya " at Maesawa, Oushu City, Iwate Pref.
Surroundings of the trunk: 3.6m, Age: 560years


" Irohamomiji of Hagisho " at Ichinoseki City, Iwate Pref.
Surroundings of the trunk: 4.5m, Height: 20m, Age: 300years
Stick is 110 cm long.


" Irohamomiji of Onuki " at Motegi Town, Tochigi Pref.
Surroundings of the trunk: 3.5m, Height: 25.5m, Age: 700years


"Irohamomiji of Saizenji Temple " at Yokoze, Chichibu City, Saitama Pref.
Surroundings of the trunk: 3.5m, Height: 9m, Age: 600years


"Irohamomiji of Mashiyamaji Temple " at Shuzenji, Izu City, Shizuoka Pref.
Surroundings of the trunk: 4m, Height: 27m, Age: 860years


"Irohamomiji of Toyokuni " at Shitara, Aichi Pref.
Surroundings of the trunk: more than 4m


" Irohamomiji of Ryoke " in Gujo City, Gifu Pref.
Surroundings of the trunk: 5.3m, Height: 14m, Age: 400years


" Irohamomiji of Saikyoji Temple " in Wajima City, Ishikawa Pref.
Surroundings of the trunk: 3.44m, Height: 20m, Age: 500years


" Irohamomiji of Kochidani " in Ohara, Kyoto City, Kyoto Pref.
Surroundings of the trunk: 3.72m, Height: 18m, Age: 770years


" Irohamomiji of Enmeiji Temple " in Kawachinagano City , Osaka Pref.
Surroundings of the trunk: 5.0m, Height: 9m, Age: 800-1000years

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