Japanese Maple 'Ornatum'
Acer palmatum (Dissectum Group) 'Ornatum'
Also known as
Cut-Leaf Japanese Maple, Blood-leaf Japanese maple
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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.
How to propagate Japanese Maple 'Ornatum'
Species are propagated by seed.
By grafting or simple layering in late winter or early spring.
By budding in summer.
Other uses of Japanese Maple 'Ornatum'
Grown for its habit and foliage.