Ryusen Weeping Japanese Maple
Acer palmatum 'Ryusen' PP #18,501
|Description||This exceptional variety from Japan is unlike any other. With green palmate leaves that are generally characteristic of upright varieties, 'Ryusen' is a weeping form with rapid growth that shoots straight up and cascades down. Excellent for narrow spaces. Bright yellow and orange-red fall color adds to its beauty. Deciduous.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Keep soil consistently moist but not soggy.|
|Blooms||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Quickly reaches 20 ft. tall, 5 to 6 ft. wide.|
|Design Ideas||Train to desired height or let it weep over a wall. Stunning when featured as an espalier, or trained to grow up and cascade over an arbor or arch. Feature in pairs at a formal entrance, or place a single specimen as a distinctive focal point.|
|Companion Plants||Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Peony (Paeonia); Japanese Forest Grass (Hakonechloa); Spirea (Spiraea); Boxwood (Buxus)|
|Care||Provide slightly acidic, well-drained soil; shelter from drying winds. Protect young trees from harsh afternoon sun exposures in hot summer areas. Mulch to keep root zone cool. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Apply slow-release fertilizer in early spring.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-7
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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.