Area of origin: Eastern region of North America. Introduced in1735.
Adult Dimensions: Height up to 25 m (82'), width up to 15 m (49.2').
Soil Type: All. Prefers, however, light and fertile soil.
Hardiness: Hardy to -32°C.
Exposure: Full sun.
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