Japanese Maple 'Crimson Queen' Characteristics
Japanese Maple 'Crimson Queen' are low branching, rounded, mound forming deciduous shrubs or trees. The leaves are deeply dissected with many narrow "fingers" joining at the stem. 'Crimson Queen' are an especially vibrant cultivar or Japanese Maple. The cascading appearance is often used to complement corners or fences and houses.
'Crimson Queen' are susceptible to some blight and pest issues. These include canker, leaf spots, fusarium, verticillum wilt, and root rot. Insects that occasionally visit can be aphids, scale, borers, root weevils, and mites. New growth can be damaged by late season frosts and should be protected.