SelecTree: Tree Detail
BURGUNDY LACE JAPANESE MAPLE
Acer palmatum 'Burgundy Lace'
Photo Locations: National Arboretum - Washington, DC
Utility friendly tree.
Grows best with high humidity next to lawn and sheltered from wind.
Previously listed in the Aceraceae family.
Rounded or Vase Shape.
Has Deciduous foliage.
Height: Commonly only reaches a height of 12 feet.
Width: 15 feet.
Growth Rate: 12 Inches per Year.
Longevity 50 to 150 years.
Leaves Palmate, Bronze or Purple, Bronze or Purple, Deciduous.
Flowers Inconspicuous. Flowers in Spring. Has separate male and female flowers on the same tree (monoecious).
Winged Seed, Medium (0.50 - 1.50 inches), fruiting in Summer.
Bark Green, Light Green or Light Gray, Furrowed or Smooth.
Shading Capacity Rated as Low to Moderately Dense in Leaf.
Shading Capacity Rated as Low out of Leaf.
Litter Issue is Dry Fruit.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 2 - 10, 12 and 14 - 24.
USDA Hardiness Zones 6 - 8.
Exposure Partial Shade to Full Shade.
Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.
Highly Acidic to Slightly Alkaline Soil pH.
Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.
Pests & Disease Information
Susceptible to Invasive Shot Hole Borer and Aphids, Armillaria, Root Rot and Verticillium.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Branch Strength Rated as Medium.
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
Allergy Health Hazard.
Special Uses & Values
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Acer palmatum 'Burgundy Lace' Tree Record." 1995-2018. May 21, 2018.
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