Acer palmatum ‘Atropurpureum’

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Red Leaf Japanese Maple


  • Light burgundy spring leaves turning orange late summer.
  • Eye catching orange red autumn colours
  • Dense leafy canopy.


  • Shade/canopy tree.
  • Group planting with other maples.
  • Specimen tree.

Growing Conditions

  • Full sun to half shade.
  • Prefers well drained soils.
  • Moderately wind hardy.
  • Avoid coastal sites.
  • Very frost hardy.


Height Width
5 year old tree 3.0m 2.0m
10 year old tree 6.0m 5.0m
Country of Origin:  Japan

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