Crimson Queen Japanese Maple

Acer palmatum var. dissectum 'Crimson Queen'

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00095
A low-branching, dwarf tree with a delicate, weeping form. The foliage holds its beautiful crimson color throughout summer and can turn bright scarlet in autumn. Sun-tolerant in cooler regions, where sunlight intensifies the foliage color. Site in a bright dappled shade setting elsewhere. Well-suited for use as a container specimen. Deciduous.
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Botanical PronunciationAY-ser pal-MA-tum dy-SEC-tum
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 10 ft. tall and wide, in natural form.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Design IdeasPlant beside a stream or pond where its cascading branches will look superb. Use the extremely fine texture and reddish hue of its leaves to contrast areas of coarser green plants. Beautiful above a large rock or wall where the limbs can spill over. A great specimen plant for the woodsy landscape.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorRed
Garden StyleAsian/Zen
Growth HabitWeeping
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseContainer, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Poolside, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Fall Color, Tolerates Acidic Soil
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsKeep soil consistently moist but not soggy.
Companion PlantsAzalea (Azalea); Hosta (Hosta); Japanese Forest Grass (Hakonechloa); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Astilbe (Astilbe)

Provide slightly acidic, well-drained soil; shelter from drying winds. Avoid harsh afternoon sun exposures in hot summer areas. Mulch to keep root zone cool. Water deeply, regularly during first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Apply slow-release fertilizer in early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-8

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