Japanese Maple – Red Dragon – #6

Japanese Maple – Red Dragon – #6 Container


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The Japanese Maple Tree Laceleaf – Red Dragon (Botanical Name: Acer Palmatum Dissectum Red Dragon) stands as a stunning landscape choice, offering a compact and graceful form with superb reddish foliage throughout the season. Flourishing in full sun to part shade, this deciduous tree is a highly desirable specimen for gardens or as an accent against house foundations.

Adaptable to a variety of conditions, the Japanese Maple Tree Laceleaf – Red Dragon requires around once-a-week watering and thrives in well-draining soil. Suited for Zones 5 to 8, it matures to a height and width of 6 to 10 feet. With a growth rate under 1 foot per year, it maintains its refined and ornamental appearance.

In spring, subtle corymbs of red flowers emerge above the foliage, creating an enchanting visual display. The burgundy deciduous foliage, initially cherry red in spring, remains attractive throughout the season. The deeply cut, ferny palmate leaves contribute to its ornamental appeal, turning a striking crimson in the fall. The rough gray bark and red branches add an intriguing dimension to the overall landscape, making the Red Dragon Japanese Maple an exceptional choice for those seeking beauty, versatility, and a compact form in their outdoor spaces.

Each plant comes in a #6 (6 gallon) growers pot. The plant shown is an example of what you will receive, all plants are individuals and we strive to pick out the best for you.

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Plant Specs:

Botanical Name: Acer Palmatum Dissectum Red Dragon
Light: full sun – part shade
Watering: around once a week
Soil: well draining soil
Zone: 5 – 8

Plant Shape: weeping form
Plant Type: deciduous tree
Mature Size: height (6' – 10'), width (6' – 10')
Blooming Season: spring
Growth Rate: under 1' a year

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