Ryusen Weeping Japanese Maple

Acer palmatum 'Ryusen' Plant Patent #18,501

Item 40044

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USDA Zone:
5-7
  • Light Needs
    Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
  • Watering Needs
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Description:

This exceptional variety from Japan is unlike any other. With green palmate leaves that are generally characteristic of upright varieties, 'Ryusen' is a weeping form with rapid growth that shoots straight up and cascades down. Excellent for narrow spaces. Bright yellow and orange-red fall color adds to its beauty. Deciduous.

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Average Size at Maturity
Quickly reaches 20 ft. tall, 5 to 6 ft. wide.
Flowering Season
Landscape Use
Botanical Name: Acer palmatum 'Ryusen' Plant Patent #18,501
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Deciduous
Growth Rate: Fast
Special Feature: Fall Color, Tolerates Acidic Soil
Foliage Color: Green
Bloom Time: Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Flower Color: No
Garden Style: Asian/Zen
Patent Act: Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Design Ideas: Train to desired height or let it weep over a wall. Stunning when featured as an espalier, or trained to grow up and cascade over an arbor or arch. Feature in pairs at a formal entrance, or place a single specimen as a distinctive focal point.

Provide slightly acidic, well-drained soil; shelter from drying winds. Protect young trees from harsh afternoon sun exposures in hot summer areas. Mulch to keep root zone cool. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Apply slow-release fertilizer in early spring.

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