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Purple cut-leaved Japanese maple

Acer palmatum (Dissectum Group) 'Atropurpureum'

Also known as

Blood-leaf Japanese maple, Coral-bark maple, Maple

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Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H4

RHS hardiness

-10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2m

Max

1.6m

60cm

Min

1.25m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Purple cut-leaved Japanese maple Overview

Also known as Acer palmatum 'Ornatum'. This cultivar is a deciduous shrub or small tree with a mounding habit and deeply divided bronze-purple leaves which turn bright red, orange or yellow in the autumn. Flowers are red-purple.

Common problems with Purple cut-leaved Japanese maple

How to propagate Purple cut-leaved Japanese maple

Seed

Species are propagated by seed.

Grafting

By grafting or simple layering in late winter or early spring.

Layering

Budding

By budding in summer.

Other uses of Purple cut-leaved Japanese maple

Ornamental, foliage, rock gardens. Summer interest.