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Waterfall Japanese Maple

Acer palmatum var. dissectum 'Waterfall'

Pronunciation: AY-ser pal-MA-tum dy-SEC-tum
SKU #00090
5-8

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OVERVIEW
Description This improved selection makes an extremely attractive garden or patio tree. It displays beautifully cascading branches with large, finely cut green leaves and golden fall color. A choice small tree for garden accents and containers in full to part sun in cool climates, dappled or afternoon shade in extremely hot areas. Deciduous.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Keep soil consistently moist but not soggy.
Blooms Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Mature Size Slowly reaches 8 to 10 ft. tall, 10 to 12 ft. wide, in natural form.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Easy Care, Fall Color
Growth Rate Slow
Growth Habit Weeping
STYLE
Landscape Use Container, Poolside
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.
Flower Color Purple
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Azalea (Azalea); Hosta (Hosta); Black Mondo Grass (Ophiopogon); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Astilbe (Astilbe)
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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