Leaves are a rich, deep burgundy-red in spring and early summer, turning reddsh green towards the end of summer. Autumn colour is crimson. Each leaf has seven to nine lobes that hang down from the petiole. Size: 4 metres (h) x 3 metres (w)
Dwarf, bushy, tufted habit and spectacular foliage! Discovered as a witches' broom mutation on another Japanese maple cultivar ('Bloodgood'). Non-dissected leaves are clumped into masses giving a tufted appearance. Leaves are dark maroon during the summer, changing to a brilliant red in the fall.
A small, dense tree with excellent year-round colour. Magnificent bronze-purple foliage is combined with a good shape and a useful size to make an attractive specimen tree for a protected area in the landscape.