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botanical name:
Acer palmatum var. dissectum 'Dissectum Atropurpureum'
Acer palmatum var. dissectum 'Dissectum Atropurpureum' © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  Cut leaved Japanese Maple
family:  Sapindaceae
characteristics: tree
height: 1.50m
width: 2.10m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: purple
flower colour:
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
description:
Graceful with delicate foliage, forming a spreading mound with cascading branches. Deep purple leaves, somewhat variable as not all seedlings produce the parents colour.

cultivation:
Moist, well drained, fertile soil in sun or part shade. Needs a position sheltered from cold winds and late frosts, which can damage emerging foliage. Prune if required, by removing dead or unwanted branches in late autumn to midwinter.

propagation:
By grafting in late winter, or bud-grafts in late summer.

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