Monroe Vine Maple
Acer circinatum 'Monroe'
Once established, requires only occasional watering.
|Botanical Pronunciation||AY-ser sir-sin-AY-tum|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slowly reaches 6-10 ft. tall and slightly wider in 10 years; to 15 ft. with age.|
|Bloom Time||Early Spring|
|Design Ideas||This stellar selection of native vine maple is ideally situated where dappled sunlight can stream through its graceful branching structure. Elegant entry-way accent,especially with up-lighting, so that the bright green lacy leaves can create a pattern against the architecture. Pair with an understory of large-leafed shade loving perennials or dwarf shrubs.|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary|
|Landscape Use||Firescaping/Fire Wise, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Partial shade|
|Special Feature||Attractive Bark, Easy Care, Fall Color, Tolerates Acidic Soil|
|Watering Needs||Once established, requires only occasional watering.|
|Key Feature||Woodland Garden|
Adaptable to most soil types. Water regularly and deeply during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Once established, give an occasional deep soaking during dry weather. Apply a slow-release fertilizer in spring. Mulch to protect shallow roots. Prune only as needed to remove dead wood.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6 - 9