This is a very attractive weeping tree, Acer palmatum ‘Dissectum Viridis’ has deeply divided foliage, a good mid green and a with serrated leaf margins it has a delicate lacy look.
Grown as a grafted standard, the height will be determined by the graft, usually around 1.5 to 2 metres, occasionally less.
New growth is a bronze green, turing to a bright mid green by early summer. Autumn tones are a brilliant red with orange.
Grow Acer palmatum ‘Dissectum Viridis’ in a courtyard where it will provide shade in summer, it will grow well in containers, and is also suited to part shaded positions in the garden.
Best grown in a humus rich moist soil, Acer palmatum ‘Dissectum Viridis’ will grow well in part shade to full sun. In warmer areas, some afternoon shade in summer will be beneficial to appearance.
- Prepare the soil before planting.
- Amend with well rotted compost and some aged caw manure.
- Plant at the same depths it was in the container.
- Water in well with a liquid seaweed fertiliser.
- Stake to allow the tree to settle in without movement.
- Mulch around the plant too maintain a cool root run.
- Water through the first summer.
pruning is generally not required except for removal of any damaged growth or suckers below the graft.
- Botanical Name – Acer palmatum ‘Dissectum Viridis’
- Position – Full sun to part shade.
- Soil – Humus rich, moist and well drained.
- Height – To around 2 metres depending on the graft.
- Spread – Will form a crown of around 4 metres across over time.
- Growth Rate – Medium to slow.
- Foliage – Very fine lacy foliage.
- Frost tolerant – Yes.
Acer palmatum ‘Dissectum Viridis’ is available for sale from the following nurseries
WINTER HILL TREE FARM Ph: 02 4878 9193 Fax: 02 4878 9109
NSW Southern Highlands
Retail & Wholesale. Advanced trees & hedging. Grown in pots for year-round planting. 45 litre - 1000 litre available. Great range. Great Quality. Delivery available.
Est. in 1994, we offer over 30 Varieties of quality 2nd year grafted Japanese Maples (Acer palmatum) available for mail order.
CNR Sherbrooke & Mt Dandenong Tourist Rds Ferny Creek. VIC 3786
Conifers, Magnolias, Maples, Dogwoods and Buxus.