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Trompenburg Japanese Maple

Acer palmatum 'Trompenburg'

Pronunciation: AY-ser pal-MA-tum
SKU #03396
5-8

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OVERVIEW
Description Distinctive palmate leaves with slender, curved leaflets that resemble the form of a dragon's paw as they emerge. New leaves are a fiery red in spring, mature to a to deep burgundy, then turn a crimson-red in fall. A classic small specimen or accent that provides phenomenal contrast to green-leafed plants. Deciduous.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Keep soil consistently moist but not soggy.
Blooms Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Mature Size Reaches 16 to 18 ft. tall and wide; smaller in harsh winter climates.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fall Color, Fast Growing
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Rounded
CARE
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.

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