Acer palmatum 'Sumi-nagashi'
|C5||Height : 50-70 cm|
Acer palmatum 'Sumi-nagashi' A variety of palm maple with moderate growth and bushy habit. After 10 years it grows to approx. 4 m in height and approx. 3 m in width. It blooms in May, flowers are small, red-purple. The main decoration, however, are deeply cut leaves: purple in spring, green in summer, flecked with red, and intensely red in autumn. It prefers fertile, well-drained, moist soils, and sunny or semi-shaded, sheltered positions. Young specimens require winter cover. Recommended for Japanese home gardens, in exposed positions, or as an element of colorful compositions.