Ryusen Weeping Japanese Maple
Acer palmatum 'Ryusen' PP #18,501
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
|Botanical Pronunciation||AY-ser pal-MA-tum|
|Average Size at Maturity||Quickly reaches 20 ft. tall, 5 to 6 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|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.|
|Landscape Use||Espalier, Specimen, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Special Feature||Fall Color, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Fast Growing|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Peony (Paeonia); Japanese Forest Grass (Hakonechloa); Spirea (Spiraea); Boxwood (Buxus)|
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