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botanical name:
Acer palmatum var. dissectum 'Garnet'
Acer palmatum var. dissectum 'Garnet' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Cut leaved Japanese Maple
synonyms:  Acer palmatum 'Garnet'
family:  Sapindaceae
characteristics: tree
height: 2.50m
width: 3.00m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: purple
flower colour: red
fruit colour: red
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
Very attractive, reliable form similar to 'Dissectum Atropurpureum' with finely-cut, lobed, reddish-purple leaves, retaining their colour into autumn.

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.

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

other notes:
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