4.7 out of 5 (7 experiences)
Also known as
Japanese Maple, Japanese Maple, Palmate Maple and Smooth Japanese Maple
How to care for Acer Palmatum
Acer Palmatum needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
October 5th, 2022
Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in Pittsburgh is currently medium 👌.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determ…
October 4th, 2022
Pittsburgh is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Pittsburgh is expected to decrease by 32.6% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.7 megajoules of energy per …
October 5th, 2022
This month, Pittsburgh is getting an average of 10.1 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 15.3% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.7 total hours of…
Acer Palmatum love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Acer Palmatum does not tolerate low light 🚫.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.
Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Acer Palmatum after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
October 2nd, 2022
The growing potential in Pittsburgh is medium 👌.
It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot …