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Acer palmatum 'Watnong'

WATNONG UPRIGHT JAPANESE MAPLE

Buy Watnong Upright Japanese Maple online. A dwarf spreading shrub with finely dissected pinkish-red leaves. Fall color is orange to red. Discovered at the former Watnong Nursery in New Jersey. Prefers sun/partial shade in well-drained soil. 3' tall x 4' wide in 10 years.

Height:

2-3 Feet

Spread:

3-4 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

5-8

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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
Cultural Information*
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - Low Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - Moderate Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
Fruit Type*
  • Non-Edible Fruit
Growth Habit*
  • Upright Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Red/Brilliant Red
  • Orange/Brilliant Orange
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Red
  • Pink
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Red
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Birds
  • Deer Resistant
Plant Type*
  • Japanese Maple
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Average
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Moist
  • Well-Drained
  • Tolerates High pH (Alkaline Soils)
Propagation Methods*
  • Budding
  • Graft
Season of Interest*
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Summer
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Morning Sun Only in Southern States
  • Prefers Dappled Shade in Southern States
Uses*
  • Understory Planting
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Provides Shade
  • Accent Plant
  • Landscape Specimen
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Acer is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

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