The Red Weeping, Lace-leaf Maple is a Knock-out in a variety of landscape uses. Delicate, weeping branches, on a dwarf form are covered in deep, red, lacy foliage that turns right red-orange in the Autumn.
The Weeping Red, Lace-leaf maple is a real knock out in the landscape. It has a low-branching, dwarf tree with a delicate, weeping form. The foliage holds its beautiful crimson color throughout summer and can turn bright scarlet-orange in autumn. Sun-tolerant in cooler regions, where sunlight intensifies the foliage color. In climates like oklahoma, bright dappled shade setting is ideal. Gorgeous nestled in a shady landscape with boulders, hostas, and other contrasting foliage. Also,well-suited for use as a container specimen. Deciduous.
Provide slightly acidic, well-drained soil; shelter from drying winds. Avoid harsh afternoon sun exposures in hot summer areas. Mulch to keep root zone cool. Water deeply, regularly during first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Apply slow-release fertilizer in early spring.Pruning time: winter.