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Weeping Lacefeaf Japanese Maples

These trees are often refered to as "lace-leaf" maples. All are low, cascading plants, almost always wider than tall with finely dissected, lacy, leaves. Very popular! Call for availability. Sizes are not given for cascading maples as they are all low unless staked and trained. Average height is 1 to 2' above the stake; for a tree with a short 3' stake the height will likely be 4-5', for a tree with a 4' stake the height will likely be 5-6'.


Autumn Fire-Green lacy leaves with pink edging in spring, turning green in summer, and then brilliant intense red in fall. Vigorous semi-erect and slightly open widespreading form to about 6'.
Ash's Scarlet Princess 
Baby Lace-A dwarf lace-leaf maple with red-orange leaves in the spring, green leaves in the summer, turning to orange-red in the fall. Provide a sheltered location from hot sun, especially in the afternoon.
Baldsmith-Pastel orange-red leaves in the spring. Green with great pastel undertones in the summer. Yellow with orange highlights in the fall. Protect from afternoon sun.
Bewley's Red-Deep red lacy leaves turn orange-red in fall. Takes some sun.
Chantilly Lace-Lacy green foliage in spring and summer. Gold with crimson highlights in the fall. Protect from afternoon sun. One of Laurie's favorites.
Brocade
 
 

 
Contorta-A nice green lace leaf maple with slightly contorted branches that twist and undulate. Yellow, orange, and red in the fall. Filtered light or afternoon shade.
Crimson Queen-Beautiful red foliage in spring and summer. Scarlet in the fall. Sun tolerant. A classic weeping lace leaf.
Dad's Best
Dark Straw
Eagle Claw
Emerald Lace 
Everred-Also called 'Dissectum Nigrum'. Similar to other red cascading Japanese maples but with silvery tinged new shoots and leaves. Red in spring and early summer, Bright red in fall. Takes some sun, but protect from intense afternoon sun. A beautiful specimen overhangs our koi pond.
Filigree-Light green leaves with slightly darker veins and subtle lighter variegation. Fall color is gold. Place where it will be sheltered from hot sun and wind. One of Joe's favorite trees.
Flavescens-A green dissectum, this one turns gold with orange highlights in the fall. Protect from mid-day and afternoon sun.
 
 
Garnet-Red leaves in spring and sumer. Bright red in fall. Sun tolerant. Vigorous tree. One of the largest of the dissectums; it can grow quite tall if staked and trained. 'Garnet' pictured is the specimen in our koi garden above the waterfall.
 Germaine's Gyration -Unique twisting branches. Typical mounding form.
Green Cascade-Green leaves in spring and summer. Red, gold, and orange in fall. Filtered light is best. This tree is slightly different than many of the other cascading trees. It has a growth pattern that is almost prostrate. Try it on a sloping hillside for a striking effect. Or train it upwards to cascade downward. One of Laurie's favorites.
Green Mist
Green Spider
Ground Cover -One of the few weeping, cascading trees with palmate or star-shaped leaves instead of lacy leaves. Very low growth spreads over the ground. Similar to Jiro Shidare and Ryusen. Green leaves. Grow as a unique groundcover or in a container.
Inaba Shidare-Dark red leaves in spring and summer. Intense red in the fall. Sun tolerant. A customer favorite.
Irish Lace-Lacy green leaves. Broad cascading mound. Filtered light.
Jedolah Orange-Pastel orange and green in spring turning first to bronzy colors then to green in summer. Bright orange in fall.
Jiro Shidare-Star shaped leaves cascade to the ground. Very unusual and great as a specimen in a small garden. Lacy appearance but with unique starry leaves! One of Laurie's Top Ten Trees.
Julian Pendulum-Bronzy red leaves over green undertones. Vivid red-orange-gold in fall. Everchanging color throughout the year. Some sun, but protect from hot afternon sun. Also called Pendulum Julian.
Kiri Nishiki
Lemon Lime Lace-Attractive light yellow-green in the spring turning to lime green in the summer. Has a two-toned appearance. Orange in the fall. Protect from mid-day and afternoon sun.
Octopus-Great name comes from the long tentacle-like branches that grow in irregular spurts of growth. Red lacy leaves. Some sun enhances color but protect from afternoon sun.
Orangeola-Outstanding orange color in the spring turning to rich green in the summer with orange-red leaf stems. Fiery orange-red in the fall. Takes considerable sun, but best protected from hot afternoon sun. Everybody loves this tree!
Ornatum-Striking red with undercolors of rosy-red and bronzy red in spring and early summer. Crimson in fall. Needs plentiful sun for good coloration but protect from afternoon sun.
Otto's Dissectum NEW Apricot in the spring turning to salmon and pink, then to green in summer. Orange in fall. Sun tolerant but best with morning sun, then some shade in the afternoon.
Palmatifidium-Very old variety with green leaves turning to gold in the fall. Protect from mid-day and afternoon sun. Nicely shaped tree when mature. A nursery favorite.
Pendulum Julian Leaves emerge bronzy green in spring turning deep red, then getting that bronze color back in summer-first a bronzy red and then bronzy green, before turning gold/orange/crimson in fall. Usually sun tolerant in the right location with sufficient water.  
Pink Lace-Pink tinged leaves in the spring, green in the summer. Red in the fall. Protect from afternoon sun.
Raraflora-Apricot and salmon spring leaves turn dark green in the summer, then bright red in the fall. Protect from afternoon sun.
Red Autumn Lace 
Red Dragon-Distinctive red leaves with subtle scarlet undertones in the spring and summer. Flaming scarlet in the fall. Sun tolerant. Eventual height tends to slightly lower than other dissectums. Great tree. Faye says that this is "everyone's favorite Japanese maple!"
Red Feathers
Red Filigree Lace Very finely dissected red leaves. Red leaves need some sun for best color and vigor but the leaves are so finely dissected we suggest light shade in the afternoon. Good plant for a container. 
Red Spider Web Sometimes shortened to Red Spider. Very finely dissected red leaves similar to Red Filagree. Red leaves like some morning sun for good color but they're so finely dissected that we suggest quite a bit of light shade in the afternoon. Nice plant for a container.  
Ryusen or Ryusei-This weeping tree is unusual in that it is a weeping maple with palmate leaves. The leaves are green in spring and summer turning orange and red in fall. Although it seems to take some sun, we suggest sheltering it from intense afternoon sun to protect the exposed branches from sunburn and damage. Brand new but already a nursery favorite! 
Ruby Lace 
Spring Delight-Green leaves tinged with pink in the spring and early summer. Gold with red highlights in the fall.  Prefers shade. Laurie likes this tree.
Sunset Bright green dissected leaves with a distinct lacy appearance that a customer described as "crocheted lace". Develops an attractive rusty or orange tint. Morning sun and afternoon shade or light shade.  
Tamuke Yama-Dark red leaves in spring and summer. Bright scarlet in fall. Sun tolerant. A very old cultivar with an especially attractive form. A nursery favorite.
Toyama Nishiki-Variegated green, red, and white leaves in spring and summer. Prefers a shadier location away from hot sun.
Van der Akker-Red overtones on bronzy-green leaves in spring and summer. Gold with some red highlights in the  fall. Everchanging color throughout the year! Protect from intense afternoon sun.
Viridis-Green leaves in spring and summer. Gold in fall. Protect from mid-day and afternoon sun. A nursery favorite.
Waterfall-Green leaves in spring and summer. Gold with crimson in fall. Sun tolerant.
Watnong-Spring leaves are pastel reds and salmons, turning to green in summer, then orange and scarlet in fall. Morning sun will enhance it's coloration, but protect from afternoon sun. One of the most beautiful lace leaf Japanese maples, we keep a specimen in the front of the nursery because we enjoy seeing it throughout the day.