Acer shirasawanum 'Aureum' known as 'The Full Moon Maple' or "Golden Full Moon maple" has large chartruese orbicular leaves with bright red petioles which make this one of the most desired maples. The golden color develops when the Full Moon is placed in a sunny location. The Full Moon is rather slow growing this maple will reach 8 feet tall in 10 years. Brilliant orange and red fall colors (as shown in photo at left). Sun / part shade. Cold hardy to zone 5.