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Botanical name: Acer palmatum var. dissectum atropurpureum
Other names: Purple-leaved threadleaf Japanese
Species: A. palmatum var. dissectum atropurpureum - A. palmatum var. dissectum atropurpureum is a slow-growing tree or shrub forming a compact dome of deeply cut red-purple leaves. Its size makes it suitable for a small gardens or for growing in a large container.
Acer palmatum var. dissectum atropurpureum is: Deciduous
Flower: Purple, Red, Insignificant or absent in Summer
Foliage: Red, Purple in Spring; Purple, Green, Bronze in Summer; Red in Autumn
Stem: Red in Autumn
Fruit: Dark-red in Autumn
Habit: Compact, Rounded
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Plant with: Acer palmatum var. dissectum 'Seiryu' (Japanese maple 'Seiryu'), Acer palmatum var. dissectum (Cut-leaved Japanese maple), Acer palmatum var. dissectum 'Emerald Lace' (Cut-leaved Japanese maple 'Emerald Lace'), Acer palmatum var. dissectum 'Green Globe' (Cut-leaved Japanese maple 'Green Globe'), Acer palmatum var. dissectum 'Orangeola' (Cut-leaved Japanese maple 'Orangeola')
Propagation methods: Grafting, Softwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Acer palmatum var. dissectum atropurpureum (Purple-leaved threadleaf Japanese) will reach a height of 2m and a spread of 3m after 10-20 years.
Suggested uses: Containers, Low Maintenance, Cottage/Informal, City, Architectural, Rock, Foliage only, Woodland
Cultivation: Grow in moist but well-drained, acid or neutral soil. Foliage colour is best in part shade, although full sun can be tolerated. Leaf scorch can be caused by dry soil or excessive exposure to frost, sun or wind when leaves are young.
|This plant likes...||Garden match|
|Soil types:||Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)|
|Soil drainage:||Well-drained, Moist but well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Neutral|
|Light:||Partial Shade, Full Sun|
|Aspect:||South, East, West|
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