Twombly's Red Sentinel Japanese Maple
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - Columnar growth habit that is great for narrow spacesMature Height - 15'Mature Width - 8'Longevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Small red to purple, arching pendulous in May-June. Emerges with new leaves of season.Fruit - Red samaraLeaf - Intense red coloration on new spring growth with burgundy leaves all season that mature to a spectacular red fall color. Holds leaves late into the fall.Fall Color - Spectacular red fall color.Bark - Young stems very green to polished reddish-purple and red, older graycast.Other Features - Discovered by Twombly Nursery as a witch’s broom of a Bloodgood Maple.Possible Use - Focal landscape tree; large foundation plantingsSeason Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Transplants balled and burlapped prefers well drained, moist, high organic matter soil.Native Habitat - Zones 5-7, Japan, China and Korea. Introduced to England in 1820.Diseases and Insects - None seriousStrength - 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.