• 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 grower to 15-20 ft. tall, 15 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Key Feature
    Year-round Interest
    Blooms:
    Flowering Time
    Inconspicuous
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:Ay-ser pal-MA-tum
    Plant type:Tree
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Sunset climate zones:2 - 10, 12, 14 - 24, 31 - 41
    Growth habit:Round
    Growth rate:Slow
    Average landscape size:Slow grower to 15-20 ft. tall, 15 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Red
    Blooms:Inconspicuous
    Design IdeasPlant this beautiful maple in a highly visible area amidst a collection of grasses and evergreens to create an Asian-style garden. Associate with beautiful stones. Lovely near a stream or pond where its lower leaves can dip into water. Use its foliage to interrupt a long, green-leafed border.
  • 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.

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