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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.

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WATNONG UPRIGHT JAPANESE MAPLE

Acer palmatum 'Watnong'

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.

Mature Height:

2-3 Feet

Mature Spread:

3-4 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

5-8

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Family: Sapindaceae / Aceraceae · Common Name: Maple


Maple trees are a wonderful genus of trees, with sizes ranging from very small and slow growing Japanese Maples, to very fast growing Silver Maples. Maple trees are found growing all across the world, and most admired for their colorful fall foliage.

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

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Root Pouch 2 gallon

SKU: 10842

(2.11 gallons / 8 liters)
(12-18 inches tall)
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Root Pouch 5 gallon

SKU: 11189

(4.22 gallons / 16 liters)
(2-3 ft tall)
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