japanese maple ariadne
Acer Palmatum ‘Ariadne’
This variety is a reticulated Maple, meaning it has variegated leaves with green veins which are particularly noticeable in spring. The variegated structure tends to fade from late summer onwards. Ariadne spring leaves emerge orange pink becoming a deep maroon. It ages to a show of orange and red in the fall.
Height: 7′ – 10′.
Width: 5′ – 8′
Exposure: Morning sun to part shade (protect from hot afternoon sun).
Fall Color: Orange-red.
Water: Water regularly in rich well drained soil. Use mulch for moisture retention. Do not let them dry out especially while the tree is being established.
Fertilizer: Use a slow release fertilizer. Be careful not to over-fertilize resulting in burned-out shriveled leaves.
Pruning: Prune lightly to shape, removing crossed and rubbing branches. Excessive pruning, especially in the summer heat, can damage the branches.
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