Acer palmatum dissectum 'Tamukeyama' - Japanese Maple

Acer palmatum dissectum 'Tamukeyama'

Japanese Maple

Categories: Tree

A real 'eye pleaser' in any garden, this deciduous vigorous grower offers year-round interest in colorful, finely-dissected leaves and handsome, frosted, red bark. Deep red-purple foliage and weeping cascading branches retains its leaf color even in hot weather. Inconspicuous red flowers and fruit appear in spring and late summer, respectively.  Leaves turn a fiery scarlet red in the fall.

We offer Tamukeyama 5' tall in a 10 gallon container.

More About Acer palmatum dissectum 'Tamukeyama'

  • Easy to grow.
  • Nice cascading form.
  • Strong spring, summer and fall color.
  • Year around interest.

Japanese Maple Growing and Maintenance Tips

Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Prefers lightly dappled shade. Leaves may scorch in full sun in hot southern summers. Plant in a location protected from strong winds. Stake trunk for more erect growth or leave alone for full cascading effect.  If using as a grouping, plant at least 12 to 15 feet apart.

Fertilize in spring with an all purpose fertilizer before new growth begins.  Click on the "About Us" tab to find planting instructions.


8 Feet


12 Feet


15-20 Feet

Hardiness Zone:


Acer palmatum dissectum 'Tamukeyama' Characteristics


  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun

Soil Moisture

  • Average Water


  • Fall Color
  • Specimen
  • Low Maintenance
  • Focal Point

Foliage Color

  • Red
  • Burgundy


  • Mounding
  • Upright

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Fall
  • Summer
  • Early Color

Genus Overview: Acer

Common Name: Japanese Maple

Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum) are known for their colorful foliage through the growing season. Upright multi-stemmed with lobe shaped leaves or graceful cascading with lace type leaves. New cultivars are available in shades of green, pink and variegated. The gray-brown bark is smooth even in maturity. It produces burgundy-red flowers with yellow stamens that are borne on upright or drooping clusters as they emerge in spring.  Leaves turn a crimson red in the fall.  This small deciduous tree is a great addition in smaller gardens and patios.  Full sun or partial shade.