Twombly's Red Sentinel Japanese Maple
Acer palmatum 'Twombly's Red Sentinel'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||AY-ser pal-MA-tum|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slowly reaches 10 to 15 ft. tall, 6 to 8 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Design Ideas||This small, columnar tree is perfect for narrow spaces and smaller gardens. The dark purple foliage creates bold color effects in landscapes. Display against blue or gold tinted evergreens. Stand against light colored structures to provide a rich contrast.|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary|
|Landscape Use||Container, Firescaping/Firewise, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Attractive Bark, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fall Color, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Azalea (Azalea); Hosta (Hosta); Japanese Forest Grass (Hakonechloa); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Astilbe (Astilbe)|
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