Acer palmatum 'Crimson Queen'

Crimson Queen Cutleaf Japanese Maple

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - Slow growing, 12" or less per year.
Mature Height - 8-10'
Mature Width - 12'
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Red flowers appearing in April
Fruit - Samaras ripen in late summer to early fall
Leaf -
Fall Color - Scarlet red
Bark -
Other Features - Crimson Queen is a dwarf, mounded Japanese Maple with handsome cascading branching and a weeping habit. The deeply cut leaves emerge red, mature to dark purplish-red, with a crimson red fall color.
Possible Use -
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Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Propagation from cuttings, can be grown from seed. Medium moisture in full sun to part shade.
Native Habitat - Zones 5-7. Japan, China and Korea. Introduced to England in 1820.
Diseases and Insects - No serious insect or disease problems, though it is susceptible to stem canker. Foliage may leaf out early in spring and be to damaged from late frosts.
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