Acer palmatum Atropurpureum, Japanese Maple
Japanese Maple are a small deciduous tree prized for their beautiful ornamental foliage and shape. Plant in a semi-shaded, slightly protected area for best results. Will reach 3-4mt at maturity with a width of 2mt. Foliage starts green, changing to purple in Autumn before shedding.
Keep barely moist in summer and keep roots cool with mulching.
Feed with organic fertiliser in spring.