Acer palmatum 'Trompenburg' - summer leaves
  • Acer palmatum 'Trompenburg'
  • Acer palmatum 'Trompenburg' - summer leaves
  • Acer palmatum 'Trompenburg'

Acer palmatum 'Trompenburg'


(Japanese Maple) Very elegant Japanese maple, Acer palmatum 'Trompenburg' has rich, glossy-purple, very deeply cut leaves.

Supplied Size: 3L pots (3 - 4 years old, 40 - 60 cm tall)

  £6.95 P&P for ANY number of plants to most of UK.

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Very elegant Japanese maple, Acer palmatum 'Trompenburg' has rich, glossy-purple, very deeply cut leaves. The leaves are striking in appearance and notably convex in shape, even looking a little claw-like on occasion. In autumn the leaves colour up to shades of bright red and scarlet before falling.

A large branching shrub or eventually small tree which is ideal for a sunny garden position perhaps next to a path or often used area of the garden where the extraordinary leaves can be best appreciated.

  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy. Acer palmatum 'Trompenburg' will grow best when planted in an area sheltered from strong winds.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Eventually a large shrub or very small tree with an open form and arching branches.
    • Height: 4 m (13 ft) / [up to 3 m (10 ft) after 10 years]
    • Spread: 4 m (13 ft) / [up to 2 m (6 ft) after 10 years]


Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Eventual Size
Tree - Small (under 20 ft tall), Shrub - Large (over 10 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Acid
Special Features
Autumn Colour, Leaf Colour - Purple/Red, To grow in a pot

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