A red leafed, slightly weeping form of Japanese Maple, with branches that arch up then weep down. The deeply divided leaves emerge maroon, turn crimson in fall. 10′ high and wide at maturity. Sun or partial shade.
Japanese Maple Notes
- Acer palmatum, Acer shirasawanum, and Acer japonicum are all considered Japanese Maples
- Japanese Maples require well drained soil with even moisture
- Hardy to zone 5
- Japanese Maples thrive in partial shade in most areas where they are hardy. In cool summer climates like the Pacific Northwest, most can be grown in full sun
- Sizes given in descriptions are average sizes of a 10-15 year old tree, in average conditions. Our experience with growing Japanese Maples is in the cool maritime climate of the Pacific Northwest; They may grow differently in other climates.