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  • Acer Crimson Queen
  • Acer Crimson Queen

Acer Crimson Queen

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A low-branching, dwarf tree with delicate feathery leaves. This weeping form makes it a beautiful focal point in small gardens and patio containers, especially amongst greener plants.

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Description

Botanical Name: Acer palmatum dissectum
Cultivar: Crimson Queen

A low-branching, dwarf tree with delicate feathery leaves. This weeping form makes it a beautiful focal point in small gardens and patio containers, especially amongst greener plants. One of the most popular cultivars of Acer palmatum among gardeners, acclaimed for retaining its burgundy-red color throughout the growing season, though in the heat of the South it can sometimes go a bit green. In autumn, the ferny leaves turn bright orange-red before falling to the ground in a brilliant carpet. A mature specimen has a dramatic cascading form, making it a showpiece in the garden. Leaf tips can scorch easily, so this maple needs some shade. Small weeping form, lacy red foliage.

There is no other beauty like the Japanese Maple. Famous for their stunning fall colors, these trees bring a serene and peaceful ambience to any garden in every season. Their array of fall colors range from fiery reds and oranges to deep purples and chartreuse greens. We offer many varieties, shapes and sizes to bring a striking focal point to any garden landscape, patio or container garden. Easy to care for, this is a tree that will delight for years to come.

Care

Sun Needs: Full sun/part shade. This variety will develop best color in full sun if not too hot. Important to think about light exposure: Too much light can damage delicate leaves. Too little light, and some of the more colorful varieties will take on an attractive greenish tone, but not the brilliant fall red/purple colors. For best color, most maples need a location with part day's sun or at least high light.
Soil/Water Needs: Moist, organically rich, slightly acidic, well-drained soil. Average water - Don't allow tree to dry out.
Planting and Care Tip: Growing and Caring for Japanese Maples
Weeping Form
Fall Color: Bright Scarlet Red

Quick Facts

Mature Height: 10'H x 10'W
Growth Rate: Moderate growing
Form: Weeping
Spring Color: Crimson
Fall Color: Bright Scarlet Red
Uses: Excellent for containers, small space gardens and patios
Maintenance: Low maintenance
USDA Zones: 5-9
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