Do Japanese maples grow well in northern ca
Do Japanese maples grow well in CA and surrounded by lawn?
There are hundreds of varieties of Japanese maple. This article will give you a general understanding: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/japanese-maple/japanese-maple-care.htm
Contact your local Extension Service to find out the names of the ones best for your area, and reputable sources. This link will help you locate one: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/extension-search/