Acer palmatum 'Firecracker'ᴾᴮᴿ
|C5||Height : Pa70-90 cm||Width : 25-40 cm|
Acer palmatum 'Firecracker'ᴾᴮᴿ Licensed variety of palm maple with moderate growth force and bushy, with a sometimes spreading habit. After 10 years, it grows to approx. 1.8 m in height and approx. 3.5 m in width. It blooms in May. The main decoration, however, are deeply cut, jagged leaves: dark maroon in spring and summer, and the color changes to intense 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 on moors.