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A picture of a Japanese Maple 'Azuma Murasaki'

Japanese Maple 'Azuma Murasaki'

Acer palmatum (Matsumurae Group) 'Azuma Murasaki'

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Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

5.5m

Max

5m

4.5m

Min

3.6m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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A photo of Japanese Maple 'Azuma Murasaki'
A photo of Japanese Maple 'Azuma Murasaki'

Japanese Maple 'Azuma Murasaki' Overview

This Japanese Maple has distinctive 7-9 lobed, deeply divided, palmate, serrate leaves which are narrowly pointed and slightly curved. Foliage emerges yellow-orange, turning deep green washed with burgundy and then bright crimson. The name means 'Purple of the East'. Fruit (winged samara) and leaf stems are bright crimson.

Common problems with Japanese Maple 'Azuma Murasaki'

How to propagate Japanese Maple 'Azuma Murasaki'

Budding

By grafting or budding.

Grafting

Other uses of Japanese Maple 'Azuma Murasaki'

Grown for its foliage interest and habit.