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Japanese Maple 'Hagoromo'

Acer palmatum 'Hagoromo'

Photo by Sarah_Jane (All rights reserved)

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering


RHS hardiness


Minimum temperature

Expected size








20 years to reach maturity


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Japanese Maple 'Hagoromo' Overview

Acer palmatum 'Hagoromo'' grows into a rounded small tree that produces crimson red leaves in spring which then develop through to a brown-purple with hints of red in Autumn. This plants leaf colour will be more impressive when grown in a slightly shaded area, however it will tolerate full sun if soil conditions are moist enough.

Common problems with Japanese Maple 'Hagoromo'

How to harvest Japanese Maple 'Hagoromo'

Collect ripe seed in autumn when they are brown and beginning to fall off the tree. Store in a paper bag and store in a cool and dry location.

How to propagate Japanese Maple 'Hagoromo'



Take soft wood cuttings in early summer.


Seeds will have cross-pollinated and unlikely to come true to its parent. They are still worth propagating as the resulting tree will have good colour or possibly be the next "new" must-have. If sowing fresh seed, soak them for twenty-four hours, before re-refrigerating (stratify, duplicate winter conditions) seeds for ninety days by mixing them with a small amount of compost in a plastic bag (with ventilation). The seeds can then be sown in individual pots or outdoors in warm locations. Alternatively, seeds collected and stored from the previous year can be sown in Spring direct in the ground or individual containers.

Special features of Japanese Maple 'Hagoromo'

Attractive leaves

Autumn colour

Pot plant

Other uses of Japanese Maple 'Hagoromo'

This low maintenance small tree is frequently chosen for growing in containers to provide architectural interest in urban courtyards or Japanese style plantings. It is also suitable for rock and woodland gardens providing fantastic foliage interest.