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Red Japanese Maple Tree

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Botanical Name: Acer Palmatum Atropurpureum

Common Name: Red Japanese Maple

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Red Japanese Maple

Acer Palmatum Atropurpureum

     A strikingly popular plant, the elegant Red Japanese Maple has serrated and mildly lobed reddish purple leaves on cascading, somewhat contorted branches. Adding to it's many characteristics, the Red Japanese Maple's foliage flushes out of dormancy in Spring a deep burgundy and sometimes fades to a reddish green in the heat of the summer sun. Makes for a very entertaining specimen in the landscape. Japanese Maple has also been grown successfully in containers, and is a favorite for bonsai.

      Red Japanese Maple tree matures to a height of 15'-25' with a spread up to 25'. Prefers a fertile, well drained site with neutral to slightly acidic soil (pH 6.5-7). Markedly disease and pest resistant, you'll spend your time enjoying this tree instead of maintaining it. 
 

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  • Red Japanese Maple
  • Acer Palmatum Atropurpureum