• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Partial shade to partial sun
    Watering Needs:
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Slowly reaches 8 to 10 ft. tall, 8 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Dramatic Fall Foliage
    Blooms:
    Insignificant
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:Ay-ser pal-MA-tum di-SEC-tum
    Plant type:Tree
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Growth habit:Round
    Growth rate:Slow
    Average landscape size:Slowly reaches 8 to 10 ft. tall, 8 ft. wide.
    Special features:Bird Friendly, Fall Color
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Insignificant
    Garden styleAsian/Zen, Contemporary
    Companion PlantsAzalea (Azalea); Hosta (Hosta); Mondo Grass (Ophiopogon); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Astilbe (Astilbe)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Provide enriched, well-drained 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 slow-release fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
    Light Needs:
    <strong>Partial Sun / Partial Shade</strong>: These two terms are often used interchangeably to mean 3-6 (or 4-6) hours of sunlight each day. However, there is a difference.
<strong>Partial shade</strong> typically means the plants will appreciate a more gentle exposure such as the weaker morning or early afternoon sun, with the emphasis on providing the minimum needed shade and sheltering from intense late afternoon sun. <strong>Partial sun</strong> typically means the plants <u>need</u> some direct sun, so the emphasis is on meeting the required minimum hours of sunlight, with filtered sunlight or shade the balance of the day.
Both are best with shelter from the harshest late afternoon sun. This shade could be provided by a structure, a wall, larger plants or  tree(s).
    Partial shade to partial sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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