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Downy Japanese maple 'Aconitifolium'

Acer japonicum 'Aconitifolium'

This large bushy deciduous shrub or small tree has rounded leaves with 7-11 deeply cut main lobes. They turn a beautiful crimson colour in autumn. It produces red flowers in spring, hanging beneath the shoots.

Planning

Difficulty
Easy
Flowering time
Spring
Fruiting time
Autumn

Harvesting

Generally not harvested.

Propagation

Cuttings
Take softwood cuttings.

Special features

Geography

Origin
Japan, Asia

Environment

Light
Partial Sun, Full Sun
Soil moisture
Moist
Soil type
Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
Acid, Neutral
Frost hardiness
Hardy

Uses

Notes
This low maintenance tree is frequently grown as an architectural container plant.

Personality

Family
Sapindaceae
Flower colour
Red
Scent
None

Problems

Can be attacked by aphids and horse chestnut scale and suffer from verticillium wilt.

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