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Cut Leaved Japanese Maple

Acer palmatum (Dissectum Group)

Also known as

Japanese Maple, Threadleaf Maple, Coral-bark maple

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Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H6

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2.5m

Max

4m

1.5m

Min

2.5m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Cut Leaved Japanese Maple Overview

A slow growing deciduous shrub or small tree that forms a mound with arching shoots bearing rounded, lobed, deeply and finely cut leaves. These mid green leaves turn gold in autumn while it's small, spring borne pendent clusters of tiny, reddish-purple flowers develop into by red-winged fruit in summer.

Common problems with Cut Leaved Japanese Maple

Can be affected by Horse chestnut scale

How to propagate Cut Leaved Japanese Maple

Cuttings

Grafting

Budding

Grafting or budding.

Special features of Cut Leaved Japanese Maple

Autumn colour

Other uses of Cut Leaved Japanese Maple

This low maintenance tree can also be grown in containers to provide architecture in formal or urban gardens.