Burgundy Lace Japanese Maple
Acer palmatum var. atropurpureum 'Burgundy Lace'
|Description||Graceful accent tree displaying deeply-lobed, finely-serrated, brilliant burgundy-red leaves on an upright, gracefully-branched form. Provides artistic lacy effect; contrasts well with green-leaved plants. Very choice specimen for full to part sun settings in cool climates, dappled or afternoon shade in extremely hot areas. Deciduous.|
|Light||Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Watering||Keep soil consistently moist but not soggy.|
|Blooms||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Small, open-branched tree, grows to 10 to 12 ft. tall and wide.|
|Landscape Use||Container, Poolside|
|Design Ideas||Use as a specimen plant, or use its reddish leaves as an accent at the lawn's edge next to bright flowers like hydrangea. A much-used bonsai and container plant.|
|Companion Plants||Azalea (Azalea); Hosta (Hosta); Japanese Forest Grass (Hakonechloa); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Astilbe (Astilbe)|
|Care||Water deeply and regularly during the first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system. Well-established plants tolerate mild drought. To retain moisture and keep roots cool, apply a thick layer of mulch, avoiding the trunk. Shelter from drying winds. Apply a slow-release fertilizer in spring.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-8
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.