Home Landscape featuring Japanese maples and conifers

This suburban home has a garden rather than any lawn in the backyard. Japanese maples and conifers are both the foundation, and the dazzling features that grace each garden vignette. We highlight the attributes and mature growth expectations of several varieties.

Plants Featured in this Clip

Acer palmatum 'mikawa yatsubusa', murasaki kiyohime', var. Dissectum 'crimson queen', var. Dissectum 'seiryu', 'shishigashira' ('meijishi' or female lion) ('ojishi' or male lion), 'beni otake', 'elegans'
Picea orientalis 'skylands'
Picea omorika 'rhode island red' 'grandma ghost' 'Sharp's pygmy'
Acer japonicum (Full Moon Maple) 'green cascade'
Cedrus atlantica (Weeping Atlas Cedar) 'glauca pendula
Abies koreana 'hortsmann's silberlocke'
Gingko biloba 'gnome'
Acer palmatum var. Dissectum 'green globe'

Paul Schneider

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