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Japanese Maple 'Ryusen'

Acer palmatum 'Ryusen'
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Deciduous tree with an upright, rounded habit. Deeply cut leaves emerge green and turn yellow, orange, and red in fall. Use as an accent, specimen or container plant.

Plant with Rhododendron


  • Landscape Size: 20' tall, 6' wide
  • Light Requirement: Morning Sun/Afternoon shade acclimates to Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • USDA Zone: 5a
  • Growth Habit: Upright, Rounded
  • Growth Rate: Slow
  • Attributes: Dramatic Foliage, Fall Color, Year-Round Interest, Attractive Bark, Deciduous

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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