|Species:||Acer palmatum Thunberg|
Botanical characteristics: It is similar to the cultivar ‘Dissectum’ but the purple colour of the leaves is deeper.
Agronomic and environmental characteristics: The Japanese maples need particular kinds of soil. It should be fresh, loose, moist but well-drained and slightly acidic. On the contrary it should not be heavy, chalky or with stagnant water. It is a plant that lives better in a partial shade and when it is sheltered from strong winds. They are sensitive to frost.
Use: It is usually used alone or in groups as an ornamental plant, both in large parks and in small gardens. It can be put in flowerbeds, rock gardens or in pots and flower boxes as well.
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