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PlantFiles: Cutleaf Japanese Maple, Threadleaf Japanese Maple
Acer palmatum 'Demi Sec'

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Family: Sapindaceae (sap-in-DAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Acer (AY-ser) (Info)
Species: palmatum (pahl-MAY-tum) (Info)
Cultivar: Demi Sec
Additional cultivar information: (Dissectum group)

Synonym:Acer palmatum var. dissectum

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Category:
Trees

Group:
Dissectum (very deeply divided and dissected)

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Foliage:
Deciduous
Good Fall Color

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
5.1 to 5.5 (strongly acidic)
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
From woody stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive NCMstGardener On Oct 12, 2013, NCMstGardener from Columbus, NC wrote:

We bought this plant at Nichols Nursery in East Flat Rock, NC. This family nursery has over 1000 cultivars -- yes three zeros -- and ship all over the US. They were recently featured on "In the Garden with Brice Lane" which is a 3 hour NC State extension course produced by NC Public TV. To view mind-blowing Japanese Maple pictures go to http://www.mrmaple.com.
I believe that this is an excellent container plant.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Columbus, North Carolina



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