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Latin Name: Acer palmatum atropurpureum dissectum
Forestart Reference: ACEPAPZ1

A slow growing small tree/shrub with broad arching habit (sometimes looks like a large purple mushroom). Very fine purple-bronze leaves colour to orange in autumn. Excellent in small gardens

Common Name: Japanese dissect leaved purple Maple
Native:Japan, Korea, China
Provenance: USA
Size and Spread (10 years):1m x 1m very slow
Treatment required: Deeply dormant. 34 weeks stratification needed
Germinal seeds/kg:
Ideal sowing period: Spring
Soil conditions: Ideally needs rich moist loam on the acid side.
Planting: Semi- shade, woodland understorey. Best in some shelter.
No pruning required, but the occasional mulch of compost is good.
Mature height: 2m x 2m. 
pic courtesy of Bostonian13 CC BY SA3.0

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