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Botanical name: Acer palmatum var. dissectum atropurpureum 'Toyama-nishiki'
Other names: Purple-leaved threadleaf Japanese maple 'Toyama-nishiki'
Variety or cultivar: 'Toyama-nishiki' _ 'Toyama-nishiki' is a very slow-growing tree or shrub forming a compact dome of deeply cut leaves that are burgundy red in spring. Its size makes it suitable for a small gardens or for growing in a large container.
Acer palmatum var. dissectum atropurpureum 'Toyama-nishiki' is: Deciduous
Flower: Red, Insignificant or absent, Purple in Summer
Foliage: Dark-red in Spring; Green in Summer; Red in Autumn
Stem: Red in Autumn
Fruit: Dark-red in Autumn
Habit: Compact, Rounded
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Propagation methods: Grafting, Softwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Acer palmatum var. dissectum atropurpureum 'Toyama-nishiki' (Purple-leaved threadleaf Japanese maple 'Toyama-nishiki') 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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