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JAPANESE MAPLE, ATROPURPUREUM
Acer palmatum Atropurpureum

Suitable for any normal soil and position and the following 
Ultimate Height15ft (4.6m)Exposed/WindyNo
  Damp ShadeYes
Av. Growth/Year*3-4in (8-10cm)Dry ShadeNo
Wet SitesNo
NativeNoCoastal AreasNo
EvergreenNoChalky SoilNo
 

Av. Growth/Year* = Average growth per year in first 10-20 years, click here for more details.

JAPANESE MAPLE, ATROPURPUREUM (Acer palmatum Atropurpureum)
Eye catching, deeply lobed red-purple leaves.

Japanese Maples (Acer palmatum).Very ornamental, slow growing, small deciduous trees or small to medium size bushes which need a sheltered position protected from cold winds, especially from the east. They make perfect specimens for virtually any garden, are generally pest free, disease resistant and heat and humidity tolerant, and as their beauty increases with age, to plant one or more is a worthwhile lifetime investment.
To prevent leaf scorch to their filigree leaves plant in a position out of the early morning sun. Acers prefer a rich soil which is acidic to neutral, moist but free draining. If planting in a container an ericaceous compost or John Innes No. 3 is best used. Tiny purple-red flowers are produced in spring, these being followed by red winged fruits in late summer.

Round-headed, eye-catching variety with deeply lobed, red-purple leaves which retain their outstanding colour all summer then turn an amazing brilliant red in autumn. Height up to 15ft (4.6m), spread to 8ft (2.4m).

 Price per plant forAvailability
1+5+
 Pg Grafted 1-1.5ft
30-40cm
9.999.45 Currently out of stock

Pg = Pot grown.


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