Acer palmatum Red Emperor produces large purple-red leaves in spring, keeping this vibrant colour in summer until Autumn when the leaves turn red. This acer grows to form an upright tree or shrub.
Japanese maples are deciduous and therefore drop their leaves in winter.
Acer palmatum Red Emperor grows well in partial shade or full sun. Japanese maples do not like to be dry or waterlogged, they thrive best when the soil around is kept moist.
The pictures represent the exact tree you would receive and its current size is approximately 150cm tall* with 70cm spread.
*from soil level
Pictures and tree size as of December 2020
Please refer to our how to.. look after a Japanese Maple article to read our tips on when to plant, prune and water your Japanese maple.