Ribbon-Leaf Japanese Maple
Acer palmatum 'Atrolineare'
Pronunciation: AY-ser pal-MA-tum
|Description||A striking small tree with elegant, fine-textured, palmate leaves. The finger-like foliage emerges red in spring, transitions to bronze-red and green in summer, then turns brilliant red and orange in fall. Its graceful, upright branched, compact form makes it an ideal specimen for garden, container or bonsai. 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 to 12 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Attractive Bark, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fall Color, Compact Form|
|Companion Plants||Azalea (Azalea); Hosta (Hosta); Japanese Forest Grass (Hakonechloa); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Astilbe (Astilbe)|
|Care||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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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.