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Acer palmatum var. dissectum

Threadleaf Maple

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  • Acer palmatum var. dissectum | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • Acer palmatum var. dissectum | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • Acer palmatum var. dissectum | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • Acer palmatum var. dissectum | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017

Features

  • Blooms & FruitsJune
  • Height1.5m to 2.5m
  • Spread1.5m to 3.5m
  • Growth HabitArching bushy
  • Flower ColourRed-purple
  • Leaf ColourPale green, mid green, burgundy, yellow

Description

Acer palmatum var. dissectum (Threadleaf Maple). This Japanese Maple is a rounded, mound forming shrub with arching shoots, and has leaves made up of 7-11 lobes, which are finely cut. The foliage is light green in spring, becoming darker green with a burgundy flush and then turning golden in autumn.

Characteristics

Woody perennial, Deciduous, Shrub

Origin

Japan

Interest and use

Grown for its habit and also for foliage interest.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

It will prefer warmer climates than most other maples. It will need shade and shelter or the leaves may shrivel.

Propagation

Grafting or budding

Pests, diseases or disorders

Leaf eating caterpillars or aphids sometimes infest plants. Also prone to scale insects, tar spot, Verticillium wilt, leaf scorch and honey fungus.

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