The Japanese Maple Tree is a landscape favorite, having a fine textured foliage, with a light, airy appearance. It is upright and broadly spreading, able to reach a height of 20 feet and a spread of 24 feet. Buy a Japanese Maple Tree for a gorgeous fall display of red, orange, yellow and copper leaves to your landscape. Its will also flourish well between larger shade trees. The Japanese Maple Tree has a slow growth rate and pruning is necessary when young to develop a strong structure. Trees should be planted in an area that is partial sun/shade with well drained soil with protection from drying winds.