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An Acer palmatum Atropurpureum Purple Japanese Maple bonsai tree with beautiful dark leaves all year | Heartwood Seeds UK
A burgundy purple Acer palmatum Atropurpureum Maple tree within a Japanese Garden at the National Botanic Garden of Wales
Rain drops covering the deep purple leaves of Acer palmatum atropurpureum
Acer palmatum 'Atropurpureum' Purple Japanese Maple Seeds
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Acer palmatum 'Atropurpureum' (Purple Japanese Maple) | 10 Seeds | £3.49

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Acer palmatum 'Atropurpureum' - (Purple Japanese Maple) 

A small deciduous, slow-growing tree of palmately-lobed leaves, forming a handsome garden specimen or bonsai


The rich purple-red leaves, possessing 7 lobes, gradually become hues of fiery red during autumn


Grows 3-4 feet within a bonsai pot, or around 12 feet after 20 years within open ground


Fully frost hardy. Protect very young plants and seedlings from hard frosts initially


The trees are easy to keep small (if desired) with pruning


Makes an excellent bonsai tree as the roots are very shallow and it is easily dwarfed


Please note: full germination instructions are printed on each pack


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Genus: Acer


Species: palmatum


Varierty: Atropurpureum


English name: Purple Japanese Maple


Plant type: Deciduous, small tree


Eventual height: 3-4 feet grown as a bonsai. Approx. 12 feet tall within open ground


Season of Interest: Purple-red foliage during spring to summer; fiery red autumn colours; beautiful leafless form over winter


Hardiness: Fully hardy. Very young seedlings and plants should have their new growth protected from very hard frosts


Shelter: from very strong winds


Sun Exposure: Partial shade


Soil: Moist, fertile and well-drained; water well in hotter months. Avoid alkaline soils


Propagation methods: From seed, and softwood or semi-hardwood cuttings




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