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Acer palmatum ‘Atropurpureum’

For sale by Peter Buckley

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Established 2-year old plant.
Approx 18" tall. One only available.

Acer palmatum ‘Atropurpureum’ | Stockport, Greater Manchester, SK5
Pot SizeTotal Price
10 litres

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Plant Finder: about Acer palmatum ‘Atropurpureum’

Common names

Japanese maple, Maple


Acer palmatum ‘Atropurpureum’ (Japanese maple). The most popular cultivar of Japanese Maple is ‘Atropurpureum’, which is dense and spreading, with dark purple spring foliage giving way to paler olive-purple in summer and bright scarlet tones in autumn.


It will prefer warmer climates than most other maples. It will need shade and shelter or the leaves may shrivel.

Interest and use

Ornamental, foliage. Summer interest.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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Stockport, Greater Manchester, SK5
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