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
Reaches 3-5 ft. tall, 5 ft. wide in 10 years.
Key Feature:
Key Feature
Dramatic Foliage Color
Blooms:
Flowering Time
Inconspicuous
Landscape Uses:
Landscape Uses
Botanical Pronunciation:Ay-ser pal-MA-tum
Plant type:Tree
Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
Sunset climate zones:2 - 10, 12, 14 - 24, 31 - 41
Growth rate:Slow
Average landscape size:Reaches 3-5 ft. tall, 5 ft. wide in 10 years.
Special features:Dramatic Foliage Color
Foliage color:Purple
Blooms:Inconspicuous
Garden styleAsian/Zen
Care Information
Best with well drained, slightly acidic soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering may be reduced once established. Apply a general purpose fertilizer when 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.