Waterfall Japanese Maple
Acer palmatum var. dissectum 'Waterfall'
Pronunciation: AY-ser pal-MA-tum dy-SEC-tum
|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.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Fall Color|
|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.|
|Companion Plants||Azalea (Azalea); Hosta (Hosta); Black Mondo Grass (Ophiopogon); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Astilbe (Astilbe)|
|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.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-8
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.