Crimson Princess Laceleaf Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum dissectum ‘Crimson Princess’)

Crimson Princess Laceleaf Japanese Maple

  • Showy, Deeply Dissected Leaves
  • Spring Foliage Emerges Purple
  • Brilliant Red Fall Color Comes on Late
  • Cascading Branch Structure
  • Excellent Focal Point
  • Compact Tree for Small Space Gardens
  • Beautiful in Outdoor Containers
  • Butterflies Appreciate the Spring Bloom
  • Deer Don’t Prefer The Taste of This Variety
  • Performs in Full Sun or Part Shade

Highlight your impeccable garden design with this sophisticated choice. The generous weeping Crimson Princess Laceleaf Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum dissectum ‘Crimson Princess’) garners attention, no matter where you plant it.

Add one or more as a thoughtful layer to keep the visual experience moving along. Guests will appreciate the color play of finely cut foliage.

In spring, the gorgeous leaves emerge crimson purple for a magnificent springtime contrast to bold spring-blooming bulbs. Pair them with low-slung Azaleas in a rainbow of hues in an incredible display.

Local hummingbirds and butterflies will appreciate the small red flowers. This nectar source supports a wide variety of beneficial pollinators…a choice to feel good about.

The downturned branches of Crimson Princess drape softly towards the ground. Prune them to embrace a special garden feature, such as a marble statue or curved bench for contemplation.

Over the season, the delicate leaves of Crimson Princess age to a mid-toned red-bronze. Punctuate their charm with a container-grown Black Diamond® Red Hot™ Crape Myrtle nearby. Gain an impactful contrast and a showy burst of blooms.

You’ll be thrilled with the vivid red fall color display that kicks off a bit later than other Japanese Maples. Place your Crimson Princess in a high-profile spot where it can steal the show for a last curtain call.

These versatile plants can be grown as weeping specimens or wide, rounded shrubs. Line either side of an entrance with their grace; or enjoy them twice in a reflected planting pond-side.

Our expert growers have a soft spot for these remarkable trees. They are in demand with professional garden designers across the country each week!

Crimson Princess Laceleaf Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum dissectum ‘Crimson Princess’) Details

Common name Crimson Princess Laceleaf Japanese Maple
Botanical name Acer palmatum dissectum 'Crimson Princess'
Plant type Deciduous
Hardiness zone 5-8
Growth rate Medium
Height 8 - 10 ft.
Width 8 - 10 ft.
Sunlight Full Sun, Partial Shade
Moisture Medium
Soil condition Well Drained
Pollinator-friendly Yes
Pruning time Early Spring
Flower color Red