Acer Palmatum Atropurpurea


Japanese maple. A large rounded broadly conical deciduous tree with deeply lobed red-purple leaves turning bright red in autumn. Ideal as a specimen or used in a border. Max Height 10m. Max Spread 10m.


Plant in well drained soil in partial shade, Hardy.


Please contact us for availability of specimen Acers.


General Shrub Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • If the Shrub is being planted in a lawn remove a circle of turf.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding a bucketful of planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Position used. Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the Shrub and area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until Shrub is established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.