Purple Ghost Japanese Maple

Acer palmatum 'Purple Ghost'

Pronunciation: AY-ser pal-MA-tum
SKU #40749
5-8

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OVERVIEW
Description Magnificent ruffled foliage on a densely branched, upright tree with a spreading canopy adds a thrilling element to the landscape. Deep purple-red spring foliage has prominent black veins. Iridescent summer foliage turns green while maintaining purple undertones. Fall foliage is a vibrant garnet-red. Develops best color in full sun. Deciduous.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Keep soil consistently moist but not soggy.
Blooms Inconspicuous
Mature Size Slowly reaches 15 ft. tall, 8 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fall Color
Problems/Solutions Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant
Growth Rate Slow
CARE
Care Provide slightly acidic, well-drained soil; shelter from drying winds. Avoid harsh afternoon sun exposures in hot summer areas. Mulch to keep root zone cool. Water deeply, regularly during first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Apply slow-release fertilizer in early spring.

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in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.

We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.