Plant Catalog - ACER P RED EMPEROR
ACER P RED EMPEROR
Acer palmatum 'Red Emperor'
Red Emperor Japanese Maple
An upright deciduous tree with palmate leaves that divide into 5 to 9 pointed lobes. Dark purple foliage turns bright 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: 20 - 30 feet high and wide
Light needs: partial to full sun
Water needs: regular water