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botanical name:
Acer palmatum var. dissectum 'Crimson Queen'
Acer palmatum var. dissectum 'Crimson Queen' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Cut leaved Japanese Maple
family:  Sapindaceae
characteristics: tree
height: 3.00m
width: 4.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: maroon
flower colour: red
fruit colour: red
stem/bark: brown
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
description:
Finely-cut, deeply lobed, deep purple-red leaves that retain their colour throughout the growing season. Good, bright red autumn colour. Arching stems eventually forming a dome-shaped, weeping mound of foliage. Small reddish flowers in spring. Popular variety.

cultivation:
Moist, well drained, fertile soil in sun or part shade. Needs a position sheltered from cold winds and late frosts, which can damage emerging foliage. Prune if required, by removing dead or unwanted branches in late autumn to midwinter.

propagation:
By grafting in late winter, or bud-grafts in late summer.

other notes:
RHS AGM
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