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Red-Leaf Japanese Maple

Acer palmatum 'Atropurpureum'

Item 0070

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USDA Zone:
5-8
This plant will grow in my zone:
6
  • Light Needs
    Full sun to Partial sun
  • Watering Needs
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Description:

A delightful small tree with gracefully branched stems that hold beautiful, palmate, red-purple leaves. The stunning foliage holds its color well throughout summer, then turns a brilliant red in fall. Well-suited for use as a small lawn tree. Use for striking contrast in a woodland garden or urban setting. Deciduous.

Landscape :: Credit: Monrovia Close Up :: Credit: Doreen Wynja
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Average Landscape Size
Moderate growing; reaches 18 ft. tall and wide.
Flowering Season
Botanical Name: Acer palmatum 'Atropurpureum'
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Deciduous
Growth Habit: Round
Growth Rate: Moderate
Special Feature: Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fall Color, Tolerates Acidic Soil
Foliage Color: Purple
Bloom Time: Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Flower Color: No
Garden Style: Contemporary ,   Asian/Zen
Design Ideas: Japanese maples are a must in any Asian-themed garden or small urban landscape. This delicate, shade loving tree can be planted in a natural grove of much larger trees to take advantage of the shelter the high canopy has to offer. Their preference for acidic soils also make them perfectly adapted to grow alongside needled evergreens, Hydrangeas, Camellias, Azaleas and Holly. Add this tree to containers or foundation plantings close to your outdoor living space where they provide texture and dappled shade without crowding windows, patios, or decks.

Provide slightly acidic, well-drained soil; shelter from drying winds. Avoid harsh afternoon sun exposures in hot summer areas. Mulch to keep root zone cool. Water deeply, regularly during first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Apply slow-release fertilizer in early spring.

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