Botanical Name: Acer palmatum 'Dissectum'
 Common Name: Laceleaf Japanese Maple
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  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Tree, Shrub

 

Height Range

12-25'

 

Flower Color

 

Flower Season

 

Leaf Color

Light Green

 

Bark Color

Green

 

Fruit Color

n/a

 

Fruit Season

n/a

Sun

Full, Half

 

Water

Medium, Extra in Summer

 

Growth Rate

Slow

 

Soil Type

Loam

 

Soil Condition

Rich, Well-drained

 

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

 

Adverse Factors

Design Styles

 

Accenting Features

 

Seasonal Interest

 

Location Uses

 

Special Uses

 

Attracts Wildlife

Information by: Ventura master gardeners

Photographer: Gordon Courtright

  • Description

  • Notes

WIth a year-round interest, this is the most airy and delicate of all maples. Its produces a glowing red growth in the spring, a soft green in the summer, and golden growth in the fall. This deciduous plant will survive best in a virtually wind-free environment, and is a handsome addition to the garden setting. Avail. in 2G., 5G., 7G., 15G., 24" Box, 30" Box, 36" Box, 42" Box, 48" Box
Partial shade is best for this small tree, which may be used as an accent to azaleas, for bonsai, or in patios and entryways. Should it be planted in a soil, the tree should receive a soil that holds water but drains quickly.