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A picture of a Downy Japanese Maple 'Aconitifolium'

Downy Japanese Maple 'Aconitifolium'

Acer japonicum 'Aconitifolium'

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Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H6

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

8m

Max

8m

4m

Min

4m

20 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Overview

This large bushy deciduous shrub or small tree has rounded leaves with 7-11 deeply cut main lobes. They turn a beautiful crimson colour in autumn. It produces red flowers in spring, hanging beneath the shoots.

Common problems

Harvesting

Generally not harvested.

Propagation

Grafting

Cuttings

Take softwood cuttings.

Special Features

Autumn colour

Uses

This low maintenance tree is frequently grown as an architectural container plant.

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