A deciduous, ornamental tree with lobed purple leaves turning a fiery red in autumn. Height:6 metres. Width: 5 metres. Keep away from strong winds.
Acer palmatum atropurpureum, commonly known as the Japanese Ornamental Acer or Purple Japanese Maple, is a stunning deciduous tree renowned for its deep purple leaves. This ornamental maple is a popular choice in landscaping due to its striking foliage, which emerges a vibrant crimson in spring before maturing into a rich purple-red hue throughout the summer. The delicate, palmate leaves create a graceful, layered effect, providing visual interest in gardens and landscapes. This Acer thrives in partial shade, making it a versatile choice for a variety of settings. Its preference for partial shade allows it to adapt well to different lighting conditions, making it an excellent addition to gardens with filtered sunlight or dappled shade. Beyond its aesthetic appeal, the Japanese Ornamental Acer also boasts a compact size, making it suitable for smaller gardens or as a focal point in larger landscapes. With its captivating color and adaptability, Acer palmatum atropurpureum adds a touch of elegance to any garden setting.