Area of origin: Japan, China and Korea.
Adult Dimensions: Height up to 8m, width up to 8m (26.3').
Soil Type: Deep and moist, mix in organic matter. Dislikes lime.
Hardiness: Hardy to -17°C. Dislikes spring frosts, cold winds or an atmosphere that is too dry.
Exposure: Shade and semi-shade.
Properties and uses:
Fantastic red-purple leaves in spring turning red-bronze in summer. This vigorous little tree is planted alone, in groups, in flowerbeds and is a stunning addition to any park or garden. Well known throughout the world for its use in bonsai, it is beautiful tree to have anywhere and can be planted in a container.
• See the Maples catalogue