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Acer palmatum is a deciduous, woody shrub native to parts of Asia and Russia. There are many garden-worthy cultivars available, which have been bred for their leaf shapes and colours.
Acer palmatum 'Atropurpureum' is a slow-growing acer, bearing deeply lobed, red-purple leaves that turn a brilliant red in autumn. It makes a beautiful small tree, bearing light green, five-lobed leaves flecked with cream. In spring, the leaves are often edged with pink, and in autumn the cream areas turn deep scarlet before falling.
For best results, grow Acer palmatum 'Atropurpureum' in moist but well-drained soil in partial shade. Protect it from the harshest winds, which may cause leaf scorch.
Plant type: Deciduous tree
Flower colour: Purple
Foliage colour: Mid-green
Feature: Autumn colour
Sun exposure: Partial shade
Soil: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Acidic, Chalky/alkaline
Skill level: Experienced
Flowering period: April to May
I have potted jasmin in my court yard. They are 5 y old . I have repotted as the roots were cramped. do not get much sun. They used to flower but no longer. Red type shoots but no flowers. They are 7 ft high. Help
I have one of these in a pot. Been there several years quite happy growing nicely.
This year moved to the border (still in pot and not dug in) due to revamp of garden.
Plant has / is turning green leaved!!
remove these one by one or
by the branch or
Hello, it would appear that the maple is undergoing reversion which basically means that it is reverting back to a non variegated state like a standard Acer Palmatum. There are various actions you can take which tend to involve pruning off the green leaves. Do some research on reversion remedies first.
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