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Plant Variety

Learn about several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

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green laceleaf weeping japanese maple tree
Photo 1 of 14Small weeping deciduous tree with finely dissected, fernlike, bright green leaves that have orange fall color; Dissectum variety

Green Laceleaf Weeping Japanese Maple (1 of 14)

Medium growth
Plant in organic but well-drained soil; water when dry
Plant in 3/4 sun to partial shade with protection from the hot afternoon sun in warmer climates
Height: 8-10 feet; Width: 12-15 feet
Hardy in USDA zones 5-8:
Zone 5: Plant in spring to avoid winter heaving; plant in sun to light shade; mulch heavily after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt; fertilize in spring with balanced fertilizer; water during dry spells.
Zone 6: Plant in early spring or early fall; plant in sun to partial shade; mulch heavily after first hard frost; fertilize in spring with balanced fertilizer; water during dry spells.
Zone 7: Plant in early fall; plant in light to partial shade; mulch heavily after first hard frost; fertilize in spring with balanced fertilizer; water during dry spells.
Zone 8: Plant in early fall; plant in light to partial shade; fertilize in spring with balanced fertilizer; water during dry spells.

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