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
Moderate growing, open-branched small tree, 10 to 12 ft. tall, equal spread.
Key Feature:
Key Feature
Year-round Interest
Blooms:
Flowering Time
Inconspicuous
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:Moderate
Average landscape size:Moderate growing, open-branched small tree, 10 to 12 ft. tall, equal spread.
Foliage color:Burgundy
Blooms:Inconspicuous
Garden styleAsian/Zen
Design IdeasUse as a specimen plant, or use its reddish leaves as an accent at the lawn's edge with bright flowers like hydrangea. A much-used bonsai and container plant.
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.