Red Select Japanese Maple
Acer palmatum var. dissectum 'Red Select'
Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
|Botanical Pronunciation||AY-ser pal-MA-tum dy-SEC-tum|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slowly reaches 10 ft. tall, 12 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Growth Habit||Weeping, Rounded|
|Landscape Use||Container, Hedge, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fall Color, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Key Feature||Colorful Foliage|
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