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Acer palmatum ‘Dissectum Filigree’

Laceleaf

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Features

  • Blooms & FruitsJune
  • Height3m to 2m
  • Spread2m
  • Speed of GrowthSlow
  • Growth HabitBranched oval or Mound
  • Flower ColourPurple red
  • Leaf ColourLight green-white, red, mid green, orange, gold

Description

Acer palmatum ‘Dissectum Filigree’ (Laceleaf). This is a 'Laceleaf' variegated, weeping shrub with a mounding habit. Foliage is pinnetisect and deeply serrated and emerges pale green to white, with red tips, and darker green veins. As summer progresses, the leaves turn mid green, with darker veins, giving the overall effect of lime-green. Autumn foliage colour is orange to gold. Height depends on how tall the rootstock it has been grafted onto is.

Characteristics

Woody perennial, Deciduous, Shrub or Tree

Other common names

Maple

Origin

Japan

Interest and use

Grown for its habit and foliage colour and form.

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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

Grow in a sheltered position and do not allow it to dry out.

Propagation

Grafting

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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