Acer palmatum dissectum 'Red Dragon' - Blue Heron Nursery

Acer palmatum dissectum ‘Red Dragon’

Red Dragon Japanese Maple


A small rounded tree with gracefully cascading branches. The dissected leaves are a bright red in the spring, maturing to a deep burgundy red. The color holds very well through the summer. The fall color is a bright red. Growth habit is like a 'Crimson Queen'. It prefers well-drained, acidic soil, and some protection for summer sun. Selected in New Zealand.

  • Common Name: Red Dragon Japanese Maple
  • Height: 8' tall
  • Spread: 10' wide
  • Type: Deciduous
  • Zone: 5 - 8

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