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Japanese Maple


This dramatic lace-leaf type deciduous maple has a weeping habit of distinctive deep reddish-purple new growth holding color well throughout the growing season and turning crimson in autumn.

Acer palmatum 'Red Dragon' ('Dissectum Red Dragon')

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf notes : Foliage turns crimson in fall.

Leaf length : 2-4"

Leaf shape : 5-9 deeply toothed lobes

Leaf color : Deep reddish purple to crimson

Flower Characteristics

Flower notes : Inconspicuous.

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Deciduous

Average size maturity width : < 7 ft.

Average size maturity height : < 7 ft.

Growth rate : Moderate

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : -10 to -5 F( Z6a)

Sunset zone : 2-10, 12, 14-24

Water requirements : Regular

Light exposure : Partial Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes

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