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A picture of a Japanese Maple 'Ornatum'

Japanese Maple 'Ornatum'

Acer palmatum (Dissectum Group) 'Ornatum'

Also known as

Cut-Leaf Japanese Maple, Blood-leaf Japanese maple

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Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H6

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

3m

Max

4m

3m

Min

4m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Japanese Maple 'Ornatum' Overview

The lace-like leaves of this small, rounded, upright tree are incised nearly to the base, with 5-9-pinnatisect lobes which are deeply serrate. This variety is usually vigorous in habit. Leaves have white markings and emerge bronze-red, turn green in summer and to orange-red in the autumn. As the tree matures, the branches become curly and twisted.

Common problems with Japanese Maple 'Ornatum'

How to propagate Japanese Maple 'Ornatum'

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 Japanese Maple 'Ornatum'

Grown for its habit and foliage.