Acer palmatum var. dissectum 'Red Dragon'

Japanese Maple

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Description

This tree matures to a height of 8 feet with a similar spread. Its lacy foliage emerges bright cherry red in spring on purple leaf stalks, changing to burgundy red in summer. It finally changes to bright crimson red in fall. It gets its cultivar name from its lacy leaves which are said to look like the claws of a dragon.

Soil
Moderate
Plant Shape
Upright
Exposure
Full Sun, Partial Shade
Bloom Time
March - April
Bloom Color
Green
Landscape Use
Specimen Plant
Plant Type
Tree
Hardiness Zone
5 - 8