Waterfall Japanese Maple
Acer palmatum var. dissectum 'Waterfall'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||AY-ser pal-MA-tum dy-SEC-tum|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slowly reaches 8 to 10 ft. tall, 10 to 12 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Design Ideas||The beautiful, finely cut foliage of this small tree will add wonderful texture to beds, foundation plantings and even containers close to your patio or deck. Plant in mass in a woodland or Japanese garden or as a specimen plant among river rocks and a gently flowing water feature. This versatile plant can even be trained as bonsai for tabletop or raised bed interest.|
|Landscape Use||Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Poolside, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Fall Color, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Exquisite Foliage and Form|
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