Acer pseudoplatanus “Atropurpureum”

Acer pseudoplatanus “Atropurpureum”
Acer pseudoplatanus “Atropurpureum”
Acer pseudoplatanus “Atropurpureum”

Plant type

Medium trees

Common name
Acer pseudoplatanus “Atropurpureum”




  • Medium trees

    Sun Exposition

  • Sun

    Leaf Persistance

  • Deciduous

    Crown Shape

  • Spreading

    Flower Colour

  • Non significant

    Flowering Period

  • 04-April
  • 05-May

    Climatic Zone

  • 5

    Continent of Origin

  • Europa

Origin: Germany

Botanical characteristics: It is smaller than the A. Pseudoplatanus. Leaves have a red petioles and they are dark purple on the lower side. Samaras are red, too.

Agronomic and environmental characteristics: It resists cold, drought and pollution. It adapts to any soil, including calcareous ones.

Use: It is used along the streets, in parking lots and urban areas because of its excellent resistance to urban pollution. It is rarely used in private gardens. It is suitable for the afforestation of barren areas and embankments, since they have a deep and extensive root system. It is quite suitable for wet soils.