Acer palmatum ‘Garnet’ Japanese Maple

Description: Acer palmatum ‘Garnet’, also known as ‘Dissectum Garnet’ is an outstanding variety with stunning features of colour and vigour. A strong growing maple which develops finely dissected, purple leaves that resemble the colour of a garnet stone. Holds its colour well before turning shades of rich red creating a striking display in the autumn. Ideal for small gardens or planting in a large container.

History: Raised in the Netherlands in 1950. Received an Award of Garden Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society.

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) : 3m x 2m

Attributes

  • Deciduous
  • Leaf colour: Purple
  • Growth rate: Slow
  • S Size: Small
  • Award-winning
  • Do not prune
  • Autumn colour
  • Interesting foliage

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