Red Select Japanese Maple
Acer palmatum var. dissectum 'Red Select'
|Description||A vigorous, weeping small tree with lacy purple-red foliage throughout the summer. Fall foliage ranges from crimson to yellow and orange. A beautiful small specimen or accent that provides great contrast to green-leaved plants. Works well for containers. 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||Slowly reaches 10 ft. tall, 12 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fall Color, Benefits Birds|
|Landscape Use||Container, Hedge, Privacy Screen|
|Companion Plants||Hosta (Hosta); Peony (Paeonia); Japanese Forest Grass (Hakonechloa); Lily of the Valley Shrub (Pieris); Rhododendron (Rhododendron)|
|Care||Provide well-drained, enriched, slightly acidic soil. Avoid harsh afternoon sun in hot summer areas. Water deeply and regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency when established. Apply a thick layer of mulch to keep root zone cool and conserve moisture. Fertilize when new growth begins in spring.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-8
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in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.
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.