Acer palmatum 'Ryusen'

Weeping Japanese Maple



Patents: PP#18501

Family: Sapindaceae

Genus: Acer

Parent: Acer palmatum

Category: Tree - Deciduous

Zones: 5 to 8

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade


This plant would grow along the ground if not trained up a stake. The young tree should be staked to the height required. Once it reaches that height it will cascade down. Orange to red autumn color.


From the patent application: The new Acer was discovered in Kawaguchi City, Saitama, Japan as a naturally occurring whole plant mutant in a maple nursery in summer of 1990. The parent plants of the new Acer are unknown.

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