A picture of a Downy Japanese Maple 'Aconitifolium'

Downy Japanese Maple 'Aconitifolium'

Acer japonicum 'Aconitifolium'

Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

7a

USDA zone

-18°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

Downy Japanese Maple 'Aconitifolium' 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 with Downy Japanese Maple 'Aconitifolium'

How to harvest Downy Japanese Maple 'Aconitifolium'

Generally not harvested.

How to propagate Downy Japanese Maple 'Aconitifolium'

Grafting

Cuttings

Take softwood cuttings.

Seed

Species are propagated by seed.

Layering

Budding

By budding in summer.

Special features of Downy Japanese Maple 'Aconitifolium'

Autumn colour

Other uses of Downy Japanese Maple 'Aconitifolium'

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

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