Waterfall Japanese Maple

Acer palmatum var. dissectum 'Waterfall'

SKU
00090
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.
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Botanical PronunciationAY-ser pal-MA-tum dy-SEC-tum
Average Size at MaturitySlowly reaches 8 to 10 ft. tall, 10 to 12 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Design IdeasThe 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen
Growth HabitArching
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseContainer, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Poolside, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Fall Color, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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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