A small deciduous tree with small, deep green, highly divided leaves. The leaves emerge lime green in spring with a red edge. In fall, leaves go from a rusty orange to a deep burgundy red. It has a semi-upright form with long pendulous branches.
Pronunciation: AY-ser pahl-MAY-tum
Species Meaning: Shaped like the palm of the hand
Best grown in moist, organically rich, slightly acidic, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. New foliage may scorch in full sun locations in hot summers areas, particularly if soils are not kept consistently moist. Easily kept to 2′-3′ tall.
Recipient of the RHS Award of Merit
In Our Garden
Plant ID: P19032
Found in Pots,
A candidate for a bonsai.
We acquired this plant from Pearson Nursery/Beaverton Farmer's Market.