Acer palmatum dissectum purpureum
Common Name: Japanese dissect-leaved purple Maple
Native: Japan, Korea, China
Size and Spread (10 years): 1m x 1m very slow
Treatment required: Deeply dormant. 34 weeks stratification needed
Seeds/kg: c.26,700 87% viable
Ideal sowing period: Spring
Soil conditions: Ideally needs rich moist loam on the acid side.
Planting: Semi- shade, woodland under-storey. Best in some shelter.
No pruning required, but the occasional mulch of compost is good. Mature height: 2m x 2m.