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EVER RED JAPANESE MAPLE
Acer palmatum 'Dissectum Atropurpureum'

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Photo Locations: Dallas Arboretum - Dallas, TX and Lotusland - Santa Barbara, CA

General Notes

Utility Friendly Tree Utility friendly tree.

Grows best with high humidity next to lawn and sheltered from wind.

Family: Sapindaceae
Previously listed in the Aceraceae family.

Tree Characteristics

Rounded or Vase Shape.

Has Deciduous foliage.

Height: Commonly only reaches a height of 6 feet.

Width: 10 feet.

Growth Rate: 12 Inches per Year.

Longevity 50 to 150 years.

Leaves Palmate, Purple, Red, Deciduous.

Flowers Inconspicuous. Flowers in Spring. Has separate male and female flowers on the same tree (monoecious).

Winged Seed, Medium (0.50 - 1.50 inches), fruiting in Summer.

Bark Light Green or Light Gray, Furrowed or Smooth.

Shading Capacity Rated as Low to Moderately Dense in Leaf.

Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate out of Leaf.

Litter Issue is Dry Fruit.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 2 - 10, 12 and 14 - 24.

USDA Hardiness Zones 6 - 8.

Exposure Partial Shade to Full Shade.

Moist Soil.

Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.

Highly Acidic to Slightly Alkaline Soil pH.

Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.

Pests & Disease Information

Susceptible to Aphids, Root Rot and Verticillium.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Branch Strength Rated as Medium.

Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.

Allergy Health Hazard.

Special Uses & Values

Screen.

Bonsai.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Acer palmatum 'Dissectum Atropurpureum' Tree Record." 1995-2017. Nov 24, 2017.
< http://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/acer-palmatum-dissectum-atropurpureum >

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