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Acer palmatum dissectum 'Crimson Queen'


Buy Crimson Queen Japanese Maple online. Crimson Queen is a lace leaf type Japanese Red Maple that sports branches of bright crimson-red which persist through out the entire growing season. The leaves are a medium delicate lacy dark red. Crimson Queen Maple fall color starts with a deep scarlet red and adds oranges and yellows as the season progresses. This is a strong growing lace leaf tree with beautiful cascading branches. The most common variety of Weeping Laceleaf Japanese Red Maple.

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8-10 Feet


10-12 Feet

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Plant Characteristics

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

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Japanese Maples are moderately easy to grow and adapt to most conditions; however, they do prefer to be planted in an area that is well protected from wind, heat exposure, and drought like 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

Crimson Queen Japanese Red Maple is one of the most common lace leaf varieties of Japanese red Maple. Also works well in large planters as patio trees.