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Acer Atropurpureum 3ltr

Acer Atropurpureum 3ltr

Introducing Acer palmatum ‘Atropurpureum’, a captivating and elegant Japanese Maple cultivar renowned for its deep purple foliage and graceful, spreading habit, adding a touch of sophistication to any garden or landscape. This ornamental tree features leaves that emerge in a rich purple hue in spring, retaining their color throughout the growing season before turning fiery shades of crimson and orange in the fall, creating a stunning display of seasonal color. ‘Atropurpureum’ typically grows to a height of 15-20 feet with a similar spread, making it suitable for both small and large gardens, as well as containers or as a focal point in mixed borders.

For optimal growth and visual impact, plant Acer ‘Atropurpureum’ in a location that receives partial shade to full sun and well-drained soil. Spring or autumn is the best time for planting, allowing the tree to establish its root system before facing extreme temperatures. While ‘Atropurpureum’ is relatively low-maintenance, regular watering during dry periods and mulching to retain moisture will promote healthy growth.

Although Acer ‘Atropurpureum’ is not known for its flowers, its vibrant foliage provides an attractive habitat and food source for pollinators such as bees and butterflies. By enhancing the visual appeal of the garden, ‘Atropurpureum’ contributes to supporting local pollinator populations, thereby enriching the biodiversity of the surrounding area. Embrace the beauty and elegance of Acer ‘Atropurpureum’, creating a tranquil and inviting garden space for both humans and wildlife to enjoy.


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