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Scientific Name: Acer palmatum Dissectum Atropurpureum Group
Pronunciation: AY-sur pal-MAY-tum
Common Name: dissected red Japanese maple
Family Name: Sapindaceae
Plant Type: Shrub - deciduous
Key ID Features: Slow-growing shrub, broadly arching; leaves opposite, finely toothed, deeply lobed or palmately compound, deep purple, turning bright red or orange in fall.
Course(s): not used (on campus)

Habit: Arching
Form: Weeping
Texture: Medium - fine
Mature Size:
Height:1.3 - 2.0m
Spread:2 - 3m
Origin: Garden origin, S.E. Asia / Japan / China
Hardiness Rating: Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Exposure: Filtered shade, Full sun only if soil kept moist, Part sun/part shade
Soil/ Growing Medium:
Landscape Uses: Container planting, Fall interest, Small garden/space, Specimen plant, Summer interest
Additional Info: Google
dissected red Japanese maple
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Compound, Dissected, Lobed, Simple
Arrangement: Opposite
Texture/ Venation: Soft flexible
Surfaces: Glabrous
Colour in Summer: Purple, Dark-red
Colour in Fall: Orange
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Elliptic
Apices: Acute
Bases: Attenuate
Margins: Incised, Pinnately lobed
Additional Info: 7 to 11 lobes which are deeply dissected (simple leaves) or completely separate leaflets (compound leaves)

Inflorescence Type: Cyme
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:5
Corolla Shape:Rotate/stellate
Ovary Position:Superior
Colour (petals): Not showy, Red
Flower Scent: None
Flower Time at Peak: Apr
Additional Info: Rarely noticed as colour matched foliage
Fruit Type: Samara
Fruit Colour: Red
Fruiting Time: Jul, Aug
Additional Info: Not showy

Bark Morphology: Lightly fissured
Bark or Stem Colour: Brown

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