Acer palmatum  'Dissectum Seiryu'

Acer palmatum  'Dissectum Seiryu'

The only upright growing cultivar of the Dissectum Group of Japanese maples. A. palmatum ‘Dissectum Seiryu’ is an attractive small tree with ‘laceleaf’ foliage that turns yellowish-gold to crimson in autumn. Well suited for protected courtyards and small gardens.
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  • Variety

    Acer (Maple)

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  • Foliage

    Green leaves, deeply incised with seven lobes that in turn are deeply dissected. The light green new leaves contrast well against the darker, mature foliage. Autumn colours are yellowish-gold with some crimson colouring developing, depending on exposure.

  • Bark

    Brownish-green, becoming grey with age.

  • Ornamental Fruit

    Red samaras from early autumn.

  • Tree Habit

    Upright spreading, multi-branched crown. Fast when young, producing strong growth.

  • Flowers

    Subtle corymbs of red flowers in mid-spring before the leaves emerge.

  • Pruning

    If pruning is required, it should be done in summer after leaves have fully developed, as it may 'bleed' sap if pruned in late winter or early spring.

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