How big does a Tamukeyama Japanese maple get?
6 to 10 ft. tall
Acer palmatum var. dissectum ‘Tamukeyama’
|Botanical Pronunciation||AY-ser pal-MA-tum dy-SEC-tum|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slowly reaches 6 to 10 ft. tall, 10 to 12 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
Is Tamukeyama Japanese maple weeping?
Tamukeyama is a beautiful weeping red laceleaf Japanese maple.
How do you plant an Acer palmatum Tamukeyama?
Tamukeyama Japanese maples are hardy in USDA plant zones 5 through 8.
- Site your Tamukeyama maple in well-drained soil in full sun in the cooler areas of its range, and partial shade in the warmer areas.
- Water your maple often enough that the soil stays moist.
How do you plant a Japanese maple Tamukeyama?
What is Acer palmatum?
Acer palmatum, commonly called Japanese Maple, is a deciduous shrub or small tree that typically grows to 10-25′ (infrequently to 40′) tall. It is native to Japan, Korea and China. General plant form is rounded to broad-rounded, often with low branching. Each palmate green leaf (2-5″ long) has 5 to 7 but less frequently 9 toothed lobes.
Where did Tamukeyama maple trees come from?
Acer palmatum var. dissectum ‘Tamukeyama’ was treasured for many, many years in Japan and it was introduced into Europe in 1710. It was later brought to America and it is now the oldest variety of Japanese maple still being cultivated.
How do you take care of a tamukayama Japanese maple?
Choose a spot for your Tamukayama Japanese Maple that is protected from sun during the hot afternoons in summer. In northern areas it can be grown in full sun as long as the soil is kept moist. Light, dappled shade is ideal.
Which Japanese maple tree grows the fastest?
If you want a Japanese maple in a hurry the Tamukeyama Japanese Maple is the fastest grower in its class, so you won’t wait long to enjoy the mature beauty of this weeping tree. This tree scores at the top with the experts, so take their advice and choose the best.