Lemon Lime Lace is such a fitting name for this compact Japanese maple. Leaves emerge a very light lemon yellow. When grown in the sun, the leaves keep a yellow-green appearance, or in the shade they become more lime green in summer. In fall, the deeply dissected foliage changes to orange and yellow. ‘Lemon Lime Lace’ forms an irregular mound with semi-pendulous branches.
is the northern limit for the broad-leaved lime, European larch and black poplar; the eastern and north-eastern limit for Atlantic and sub-Atlantic plants such as the beech, sycamore, field maple, sessile oak and crossed-leaved heath, characteristic of the Baltic coastland; the southern limit for the Swedish whitebeam, found only in the belt of coastal lowlands, and rare northern plants such as the dward birch and Lapland willow. One of the most important mountain areas is that ot the Casentinesi Forests, on the boundary with Emilia-Romagna (one third lies in that region), where the nature of the ground and the high humidity level provide excellent conditions for growth: towering silver firs, majestic centuries-old beeches and a whole variety of other trees ranging from the mountain maple to the European aspen, from the lime tree to the smooth-leaved elm, from the Turkey oak to the common hornbeam.