Twombly's Red Sentinel Japanese Maple

Acer palmatum 'Twombly's Red Sentinel'

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8573
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical PronunciationAY-ser pal-MA-tum
Average Size at MaturitySlowly reaches 10 to 15 ft. tall, 6 to 8 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Design IdeasThis 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Foliage ColorRed
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary
Growth HabitColumnar
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseContainer, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureAttractive Bark, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fall Color, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Key FeatureStunning Red Foliage

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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