exposure, corner house in Seattle, Wa? The hardiest Japanese Maple we have seen, it features finely cut red-purple foliage throughout the spring and summer months. I have purchased 2 Japanese Maples and they both died I love this type of tree. If you’re good to go, then the trick to growing a Japanese maple in a container is to find one that is either slow growing or is a dwarf variety. I have shopped with Wayside Gardens for over 20 years. I definitely want one that has both green seasons and bright colored fall seasons. Monrovia reserves the right to remove comments deemed offensive, vulgar or inappropriate at any time without explanation. I look to them for finds that I can’t find locally and seldom disappointed. We are looking for a Japanese red maple which will grow slowly, to about 3-4 feet tall and wide, in 10 years or so. The shrubs put on countless full blooms in the first season. Dappled or afternoon shade, especially when young, Well-drained, consistently moist soil, neither excessively wet nor dry, Protection from late spring frosts, especially when young. But I know they will not grow here.. thanks…, Which Japanese maple weeping lace leaf dwarf for a focail point will stay red all summer, There are several that will work for you depending on how small you need the plant to stay. tall…..I really like the japanese maple.. Well I'm glad I found Wayside Gardens. Outstanding for limited spaces. It's nice to have such a wonderful selection. Do you want to fill a large container? Slow-growing it’s ideal for smaller courtyards. The plants are always packaged well and come out of the box strong and healthy. Less likely to sunburn than other varieties. Can you please send me a zone map? The plants are so healthy and they are packaged so securely. Hi Alfred–I will drop you an email with a few links that I think you will find helpful. While each will need ample room to grow, plant close enough so their branches can intermix. I hope this helps! I can’t tell the variety as there was no tag, on the plant, hence the discount. Hi Sheri–I am concerned that this is in a covered area which might not provide the light and air circulation these trees need, even with skylights. Item #40043 Dramatic Fall Foliage, Acer palmatum 'Trompenburg' If everything from Wayside Gardens comes in this nice each and every time, I will be ordering all my plants, shrubs and trees from them. I would like to purchase a Velvet Viking™ Japanese Maple. Would appreciate any comments/suggestions for my selection. –Steve Thomson. They can be grown in warmer zones, but can suffer from leaf scorch and require ample regular summer irrigation and protection from hot afternoon sun. Extremely pleased with this order. […]. You might take photos of the actual space at different times of the day to a garden center so they can assess if your space is right for this kind of plant. The delicate spring foliage of five or seven pointed, lobed, wine-red to burgundy leaves, hol… Item #3396 Dramatic Foliage Color, Acer palmatum var. I like the waterfall maple, the tamukeyama as well as the orangeola. And in a large planting along a walk, driveway, or slope, it creates a ribbon of color brighter and more attractive than the most beautiful lights. Any suggestions? New foliage emerges bright red, aging to deep maroon. To purchase perhaps? This is a high class, well-run company with wonderful, high quality merchandise. It started growing beautifully, adding 2 feet of branches and leaves over the past month and I finally decided to put it on the shady front porch that get’s partial indirect sun for a few hours… It’s only been out for a few days and I already see it’s perfect leaves getting crispy edges. The trees most at risk for growing to a dense-canopied and shrubby form … The buds started off Maroon but have been gaining a greenish hue and the newer leaves are now growing green. Acer palmatum 'Orangeola' I hope this helps. Discover new plants and design ideas for your garden, 817 E. Monrovia Place Azusa, California 91702-1385. Some Japanese maples are either naturally dwarf, or grafted onto rootstock that keeps them small for years (even decades if you’re into pruning), or simply very slow-growing. Likewise, what maple would grace the site under “best for one big wow!” These two look similar. Your email address will not be published. Partial shade to partial sun. It looks healthy but what is going wrong?! Thanks. This is very helpful since I have a small garden and love to see everything grow. If a tree is planted correctly it will grow twice as fast and live at least twice as long as one that is incorrectly planted. In spring, it produces small purple flowers which give way to red fruits. Are there varieties of Japanese Maples that never turn color? Do you carry acer palmatum in a 5-6′ specimen of Tsuri nishiki; Shindeshojo; Iijumasunago, Kilarney or Kinran? If you need more, please don’t hesitate to let me know. [email protected]. https://www.monrovia.com/plant-catalog/plants/3782/tamukeyama-japanese-maple/ So, I thought of this plant and double checked with our Granby, CT nursery who confirmed that it’s a maple that will thrive in your climate and keep roughly to the dimension you requested. https://growbeautifully.monrovia.com/how-to-select-the-right- It’s possible for them to survive a year or two if the winter lows aren’t too severe, but sooner or later, they will succumb to weather. It is about 4′ tall and has North East exposure but in the summer it is very shaded by a large pin oak tree and turns more green. […] READ: How to Select the Right Japanese Maple […]. Learn how to prune Japanese Maples from renowned pruning guru Cass Turnbull, founder of PlantAmnesty. logging into shop.monrovia.com. Long-term success boils down to selecting a safe, protected location with the proper soil conditions. Wayside Gardens always has a great selection of plants, and lots of great new introductions each year.