Laceleaf japanese maple
Acer palmatum var. dissectum
Laceleaf japanese maple is part of the Acer (Maple) genus. Its scientific name is Acer palmatum var. dissectum. The botanical name epithet for Laceleaf japanese maple (palmatum) means 'lobed like a hand'.
Japanese maples are grown for their magnificent foliage displays. Many cultivars of this plant are very slow growing, making them perfect for container growing or small gardens.A type of ornamental, it mainly grows as a deciduous plant - which means that it sheds leaves annually. Laceleaf japanese maple normally grows to a shrubby habit.
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Ensure your soil is acidic and loamy with lots of organic matter.
When positioning in the garden, ensure that there is plenty of space between the maple and other plants as they have shallow root systems, and avoid planting in windy or exposed positions.
Mulch every couple of years to ensure a steady feed of nutrients.
Keep the soil / compost evenly moist and feed in spring with a slow release fertiliser.
If growing in containers, repot every couple of years – the autumn is often the best time of the year for this task.
These plants have been known to grow well alongside Laceleaf japanese maple so consider planting:
These plants will not grow well with Laceleaf japanese maple so avoid planting these within close proximity:
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Laceleaf japanese maple plants:
Dissectum japanese maple
Acer palmatum dissectum
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Popular varieties of Laceleaf japanese maple
- Crimson Queen
- Dissectum Variegatum
- Emerald Lace
- Red Dragon
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