Acer palmatum 'Crimson Queen'

Japanese Maple

  • Easy to grow
  • Leaves red in spring, dark purplish red in summer and turn crimson red in fall



Japanese Maple Growing and Maintenance Tips:


Easily grown in average, medium wet, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Prefers lightly dappled shade. Leaves may scorch in full sun in hot southern summers. Plant in a location protected from strong winds. Stake trunk for more erect growth or leave alone for full cascading effect.

Stake trunk for more erect growth or leave alone for full cascading effect.


Height:

8-10 Feet

Spread:

10-12 Feet

Bloom Color:

Zone:

5-8

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Characteristics & Attributes for Acer palmatum 'Crimson Queen'

Attributes:

  • Specimen
  • Low Maintenance
  • Focal Point
  • Rock Garden
  • Great Foliage

Exposure:

  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun
  • Full Shade

Foliage Color:

  • Burgundy
  • Red

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Spring Bloomer
  • Summer
  • Fall

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water
  • Wet Soil/Wetlands