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Acer palmatum var. dissectum 'Garnet' (Japanese maple 'Garnet')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1.5m
Max height
2.5m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Acer palmatum var. dissectum 'Garnet'

Other names

Acer palmatum 'Garnet', Japanese maple 'Garnet'

Genus

Acer Acer

Variety or Cultivar

'Garnet' _ 'Garnet' is a small, mound-forming shrub with arching stems bearing finely divided, reddish-purple leaves turning brighter in autumn. Clusters of purple flowers in spring are followed by red, winged fruit in summer.


Acer palmatum var. dissectum 'Garnet' is: Deciduous

Habit

Compact, Cushion or Mound Forming, Rounded

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Purple in Spring

Foliage

Red, Purple in Spring; Reddish-purple in Summer; Reddish-purple in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Horse chestnut scale , Aphids Horse chestnut scale , Aphids

Verticillium wilt Verticillium wilt

General care

Propagation methods

Grafting, Softwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Acer palmatum var. dissectum 'Garnet' (Japanese maple 'Garnet') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 2.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Containers, Low Maintenance, City, Architectural, Rock, Foliage only

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.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Acer palmatum var. dissectum 'Garnet'

Other names

Acer palmatum 'Garnet', Japanese maple 'Garnet'

Genus

Acer Acer

Variety or Cultivar

'Garnet' _ 'Garnet' is a small, mound-forming shrub with arching stems bearing finely divided, reddish-purple leaves turning brighter in autumn. Clusters of purple flowers in spring are followed by red, winged fruit in summer.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Compact, Cushion or Mound Forming, Rounded

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Purple in Spring

Foliage

Red, Purple in Spring; Reddish-purple in Summer; Reddish-purple in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Horse chestnut scale , Aphids

Specific diseases

Verticillium wilt

General care

Propagation methods

Grafting, Softwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Acer palmatum var. dissectum 'Garnet' (Japanese maple 'Garnet') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 2.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Containers, Low Maintenance, City, Architectural, Rock, Foliage only

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.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6

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