Acer palmatum 'Rhode Island Red'
More About Acer palmatum 'Rhode Island Red'
- Very small, slow-growing version of upright red Japanese maple
- Retains its deep colour well throughout the summer
- Excellent red fall colour
- Rounded, dense habit
Rhode Island Red Japanese Maple Growing and Maintenance Tips
Best planted in a well-drained soil with high organic matter. Japanese maples are grown as specimen trees or multi-stemmed plants. Any pruning should be done in summer. Mulch well, but avoid heaping mulch against the stem. Most cultivars need full sun or light afternoon shade.
Acer palmatum 'Rhode Island Red' Characteristics
Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average