Tamukeyama Cutleaf Japanese Maple
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - Grows in a mound or dome to 6-8’ tall spreading by weeping and cascading branching to 12’ wide.Mature Height - 6 to 8 feetMature Width - 8 to 12 feetLongevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Reddish-purpleFruit - Dry red samaraLeaf - Deeply cut and dissected purple red leaves (to 4” long) that turn brighter red in fall. Foliage is noted for retaining good color throughout the summer.Fall Color - Bright scarletBark - Young stems very green to polished reddish-purple and red, older graycast.Other Features - Possible Use - Landscape specimen, accent plantSeason Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Easily grown in moist, organically rich, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Best performance is in sun-dappled part shade. Foliage may scorch in full sun. Avoid hot, dry sites. Plant in a location protected from strong winds.Native Habitat - Zones 5-7, Japan, China and Korea. Introduced to England in 1820.Diseases and Insects - No serious insect or disease problems. Susceptible to stem canker and leaf spots. Verticillium wilt may also occur. Watch for borers, scale, mites and aphids. Foliage tends to leaf out early in spring and is subject to damage from late spring frostsStrength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Maple.- Other plants of the family Aceraceae.- Other plants of the genus Acer.- Other plants of the species Acer palmatum.