What is difference between Acer palmatum and Acer Dissectum?
Japanese Maple Leaf Types
Palmate: Leaves are divided 2/3 to 3/4 of the way to the base. Matsumurae: Leaves are divided more than 3/4 of the way to the base. Dissectum: Leaves are deeply divided into lobes and sub-lobes; described as lacy, dainty or ferny.
What does Dissectum mean in plants?
Dissectum means deeply cut in reference to the deeply cut, feathery nature of the leaves. Genus name is the Latin name for a maple tree. Specific epithet is in reference to the palmate nature of the leaves.
How do you care for an Acer palmatum Dissectum UK?
The tree typically forms a gentle weeping habit, making it well-suited to growing at the edge of a pond. For best results, grow Acer palmatum var. dissectum in moist but well-drained soil in partial shade. Protect it from the harshest winds, which may cause leaf scorch.