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 San Jose, California.
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 San Jose is currently medium 👌.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determin…
October 4th, 2022
San Jose is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in San Jose is expected to decrease by 29.1% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 13.3 megajoules of energy per m2 p…
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 during this time of higher sunlight intensity in San Jose, California ☀️.
This is a great time to watch your Acer Palmatum thrive 🌿!
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.
September 30th, 2022
The growing potential in San Jose 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 an…