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Attractive small garden or patio tree displays black-red new foliage, maturing to deep purple-red. Useful small tree for garden accents, also great in containers and as bonsai. Deciduous. Photo credit: Doreen Wynja


  • Full Sun, Partial Sun

  • Moderate

  • Height
    10 - 15 feet

  • Spread
    7—12 feet

Availability: Out of stock



Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

Brand Monrovia
Botanical Name Acer palmatum 'Nigrum'
Plant Type Trees
Plant Subtype JAPANESE MAPLE
Foliage Color Red
Light Needs Full Sun, Partial Sun
Water Needs Moderate
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones 5 - 8
Height 10 - 15 feet
Spread 7—12 feet
Habit Round, Round
Special Uses Dramatic Foliage Color, Fall Color, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-Round Interest
Landscape Uses Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise

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