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Japanese Laceleaf Maple 'Red Dragon'

Acer palmatum dissectum 'Red Dragon'
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Deciduous tree grows in a pleasing, compact habit. Finely divided, lace-like, serrated leaves hold deep red-burgundy color throughout summer turning crimson in fall. Prized as a small space tree, landscape accent or lawn tree.

* Monrovia priced higher.

Plant with Japanese Forest Grass


  • Landscape Size: 3'-8' tall, 4'-6' wide
  • Light Requirement: Morning Sun/Afternoon Shade
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • Sunset Zone: 2-24
  • Growth Habit: Compact, Mounding
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Attributes: Deciduous, Deer Resistant, Fall Color

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions. 

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices

Visit: National County Extension Offices

Green Thumb Guide

Thrives in slightly acidic soils with good drainage. Feed Japanese maples in early spring with a slow release fertilizer. Prune in winter. 



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