• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Partial Sun
    Partial to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Average Landscape Size
    Slow growing to 10 to 12 ft. tall, 15 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Key Feature
    Fall Color
    Blooms:
    Flowering Time
    Spring
    Landscape Uses:
    Landscape Uses
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:Ay-ser ja-PON-i-kum
    Plant type:Tree
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Sunset climate zones:2 - 6, 14 - 16, 31 - 35, 37, 39
    Growth habit:Round
    Growth rate:Slow
    Average landscape size:Slow growing to 10 to 12 ft. tall, 15 ft. wide.
    Special features:Fall Color
    Foliage color:Dark Green
    Blooms:Spring
    Flower color:Red
  • Care
    Care Information
    Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.Pruning time: winter.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Partial Sun
    Partial to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.