How fast do Japanese Maples grow?

Hi All,
    I know there are many varieties of these trees. The kind I am interested in is the green broad leaf ( not the thread leaf ) variety. I am not sure what the botanical name is. How long would it typically take for it to become let's say 10 ft. tall? 5, 10, 20 years?
many thanks,
B
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Typical greenleaf Japanese maple is seed-grown & reaches ten feet in ten years, will eventually max out in the 15 to 25 foot range. Atropurpureum is often seed-grown as well & about the same size -- these are essentially the wild forms of Acer palmatum or Japanese maple & the fastest growing. Grafted named cultivars tend to grow more slowly, though even many of the upright dwarfs are easily six feet in ten years & will eventually be ten to fifteen feet or larger.
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