Plant Catalog - ACER P ATROPURPUREUM
ACER P ATROPURPUREUM
Acer palmatum 'Atropurpureum'
Red Japanese Maple
A vase-shaped, deciduous tree. Star-like palmate leaves divide into 5 to 9 pointed lobes. Rich, wine-red foliage turns lobster red 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: 18 - 25 feet high and 20 feet wide
Light needs: partial sun to dappled sun
Water needs: regular water