A vigorous, weeping small tree with lacy purple-red foliage throughout the summer. Fall foliage ranges from crimson to yellow and orange. A beautiful small specimen or accent that provides great contrast to green-leaved plants. Works well for containers. Deciduous.
Common Name: Red Select Japanese Maple
Botanical Name: Acer palmatum var. dissectum 'Red Select'
Watering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Botanical Pronunciation:AY-ser pal-MA-tum dy-SEC-tum
Growth habit:Rounded, Weeping
Average landscape size:Slowly reaches 10 ft. tall, 12 ft. wide.
Special features:Bird Friendly, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fall Color, Year-round Interest
Blooms:Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.