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Acer Palmatum

Botanical Name:

Acer palmatum

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May

Plant Type

Shrub, Tree

Lifespan

Woody

Flower

Flowers are small and red to purple. They are attractive if viewed closely but insignificant from a distance.

Fruit

A schizocarp of two samaras, wings incurved forming an arch, becoming reddish.

Benefits
Attracts

Moths

Pollinators

Songbirds

Taxonomy

Order

Sapindales

Family

Sapindaceae

Genus

Acer

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