Japanese Maple 'Garnet'

Acer palmatum var. dissectum 'Garnet' | Also known as: Japanese Maple Dissectum 'Garnet' | Rating: 1 votes | Print / Pdf

Acer palmatum var. dissectum 'Garnet' or Japanese Maple 'Garnet' is a small shrub with exquisite foliage in shades of purple and red. The mound-forming shrub creates a stunning focal point in any garden and works well in containers as well. Plant in partial shade and moist, well-drained soil. Water regularly.

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Known dangers?
  • no
Height [m]
  • 1 - 1.5
Spread [m]
  • 3 - 3.5
Dominant flower colour
  • Green
Flower Fragrance
  • No, neutral please
Flowering seasons
  • Early spring
  • Mid spring
Foliage in spring
  • Pink or purple
Foliage in summer
  • Pink or purple
Foliage in Autumn
  • Pink or purple
Propagation methods
  • grafting
  • seed
  • budding
Growth habit
  • Compact
  • Cushion-forming
  • Rounded
  • Acidic
  • Neutral
Hardiness zone
  • Z6-8
Heat zone
  • H8-2
Winter temperatures [°C]
  • -23 - -7
Heat days
  • 1 - 120
  • well-drained but frequently watered
Soil type
  • sandy
  • Clay
  • loams
Sun requirements
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Sheltered
Standard category
  • Trees & shrubs
  • Shrubs
Grown for
  • Ornamental Foliage
Creative category
  • Kid Approved
  • For Beginners
  • Show-offs
Garden type
  • Woodland
  • Park
  • City
Garden spaces
  • Specimen
Gardening expertise
  • beginner
Time to reach full size
  • up to 20 years
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Acer palmatum Dissectum

Japanese Maple

PLANTS Acer palmatum var. dissectum

Acer palmatum var. dissectum or Japanese Maple is a small deciduous tree. The foliage is finely divided and changes colour. The leaves are bright green or yellow depending on the season. This lovely Japanese Maple requires fertile and well-drained soil to thrive. Plant your tree in partial shade and water regularly. The tree will work well in containers and hence can be used for your patio as well. Ideal for small gardens and patios, this Japanese Maple will add height and beautiful colour to your garden in Autumn.