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Acer palmatum ‘Atropurpureum’

For sale by Peter Buckley

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Young plant. Approx 12" tall. One only available.

Acer palmatum ‘Atropurpureum’ | Stockport, Greater Manchester, SK5
Pot SizeTotal Price
2 litres
£8.00

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Plant Finder: about Acer palmatum ‘Atropurpureum’

Common names

Japanese maple, Maple

Description

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.

Cultivation

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.

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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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