Acer palmatum ‘Dissectum’ Japanese Maple

Description: Acer palmatum 'Dissectum' is a low growing, small tree which is also often used as a suitable generic name for any rounded, shapely, slow growing shrub. It's fine, deeply cut lobed leaves emerge green in the spring before turning gorgeous shades of yellow, orange and red in the autumn.

History: Introduced in 1784. Received an Award of Garden Merit from The Royal Horticultural Society.

Acer Growing Tips: Very easy to grow in a wide range of well-drained soils. They thrive in sun but with partial shade to protect the leaves from scorch. A sheltered area away from strong winds is preferred.

Height and Spread (after 10 years) : 1.25m x 2.5m

Attributes

  • Deciduous
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Growth rate: Slow
  • VS Size: Very small
  • Do not prune
  • Autumn colour

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