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Acer pal Tamukeyama
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Acer palmatum 'Tamukeyama'

Japanese Maple

Description: Acer palmatum 'Tamukeyama' is a cultivar with crimson-red dissected leaves which unfold to an excellent tone of dark purple holding well throughout summer. Bright scarlet foliage appears in the autumn with deep maroon branches. One of the best and most robust purple dissected forms. Perfect for small gardens or planting in a large container.

History: Introduced in 1710.

Acer Growing Tips: Very easy to grow in a wide range of well-drained soils. They thrive in sun but with partial shade to protect the leaves from scorch. A sheltered area away from strong winds is preferred.

Height and Spread (after 10 years) : 4m x 3m

General attributes

Text Purple Foliage
Text Bushy

Ornamental attributes

Small tree size after 10 years Small tree size after 10 years
Slow growth rate Slow growth rate
Interesting foliage Interesting foliage
Autumn colour Autumn colour
Clay tolerant Clay tolerant
Needs sheltered site Needs sheltered site
Shade tolerant Shade tolerant
Don't prune Don't prune
Suitable for patio Suitable for patio