Burgundy Lace Japanese Maple
Acer palmatum var. atropurpureum 'Burgundy Lace'
Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Water deeply and regularly- weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||AY-ser pal-MA-tum at-ro-pur-PUR-ee-um|
|Average Size at Maturity||Small, open-branched tree, grows to 10 to 12 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|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.|
|Landscape Use||Container, Firescaping/Firewise, Poolside, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Attractive Bark, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Water deeply and regularly- weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Azalea (Azalea); Hosta (Hosta); Japanese Forest Grass (Hakonechloa); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Astilbe (Astilbe)|
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