Acer palmatum dissectum 'Seiryu' (very heavy, multi-stem)

Seiryu Japanese Maple

Category: Deciduous, Ornamental | Size: Small | Hardiness Zones: 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 | Fall Color: Red | Growth Rate: Slow

To our knowledge, Seiryu Japanese Maple is the only UPRIGHT tree-type, cutleaf Japanese Maple. These lacy green leaves look precision laser-cut giving them a visual texture that is super fine. Acer palmatum dissectum Seiryu contrasts well with the gazillion of broad-leaved shrubs and trees in the landscape, and the horizontal lines of a mature specimen blend well into any design! This group of extra heavy caliper Seiryu Japanese Maples are from one of our oldest blocks and will add an instant impact to any landscape.

Category: Small ornamental tree; deciduous
Hardiness: 5 to 8
Foliage: Bright green
Fall Color: Purple-red
Flower: Light green, not showy
Fruit: Red samaras; fruit-set is sparse
Bark: Smooth, gray
Winter Interest: The multitude of fine-textured twigs adds
Texture: Fine
Shape: Upright arching; eventually horizontally layered
Mature Size: 18' tall by 24' wide
Growth Rate: Slow to medium, depending on water and fertilizer
Adaptability: Acer palmatum dissectum 'Seiryu' likes moist, well-drained, acid soils; heat tolerant
Native Habitat: China, Japan