Acer palmatum ‘Ruth’s Red’

(Ruth's Red Japanese Maple)


$549.99


Hardiness Zones:

 5a  5b  6a  6b  7a  7b  8a  8b  9a  9b

Quick Overview:

‘Ruth’s Red’ has the blackest red leaves of any of the Japanese maple varieties. It retains its dark color throughout the summer. It is one of the best of the new Japanese maple varieties. The fall color is orange and red.

Description

Easily grown in average, medium moisture soil in full sun to part shade. Prefers lightly dappled shade. Plant in a location protected from strong winds.  (Courtesy of the Missouri Botanical Garden Plant Finder)

Additional information

Common Name

Ruth's Red Japanese Maple

Botanical Name

Acer palmatum 'Ruth's Red'

Container/Amount

5 ft

Evergreen or Deciduous

Deciduous

Hardiness Zone

5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b

Growth Rate

Average

Light Requirements

Part-shade, Part-sun, Sun

Height

12 to 15 ft.

Width

12 to 15 ft.

Soil Condition

Well-drained

Water Needs

Average

Fragrance

No

Foliage Color

purplish-black

Deer Resistant

No

Fall Color

red

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