These pictures show the different colours of this plant at varying times of the year

REMEMBER that all Japanese Maples prefer a slightly acid well drained soil with a constant moisture content.

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The Plant at 6 years with me

There are further photographs of this plant


Tips on growing Japanese Maples from seed

Tips on planting Japanese Maples

Acer palmatum


'The Thunder'

Zone 6

(Europe 7)

Leaves are a rich deep purple red in spring and early summer, turning dark green

The frost brings red-crimson tones. Veins are green. Lobes carry the purple colours.

A tall round headed shrub type tree of some 4 meters

Autumn colour is scarlet red