Botanical Name: Acer palmatum 'Twombly's Red Sentinel'
Size: 4m high, 2m wide (10-13ft high, 6.5ft wide)
Zone: Hardy to Zone 5
Light: Full sun to part shade
Water Needs: Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Growth rate: Very slow
Attractive Bark, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fall Color, Year-round Interest
Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Tall and slender with great deep red colour for those spots in the garden where space is limited. Erect upright habit. A sort of Bloodgood but more columnar in stature. Dark burgundy red foliage that is held late into the fall. A perfect columnar accent near fences or buildings. Combine with other colourful perennials and shrubs.
Key to Success: Prefers protection from Northwest Winter winds and the hot afternoon sun. Use triple mix and liquid transplanter fertilizer for planting success.