Plant Catalog - ACER P PURPLE GHOST
ACER P PURPLE GHOST
Acer palmatum 'Purple Ghost'
Purple Ghost Japanese Maple
A vigorous deciduous tree with a wide and spreading crown. Palmate leaves divide into 5 to 9 pointed lobes. Leaves have ruffled edges and are purple-red in color with dark venation. Bright red color in the fall. Inconspicuous spring flowers are followed by pairs of samaras. Needs slightly acidic soil.
USDA zones: 5 - 8
Sunset zones: A3; 2b - 10, 12, 14 - 24
Mature size: 5 - 8 feet high and wide
Light needs: partial sun to dappled shade
Water needs: regular water