Acer palmatum 'Purple Ghost' has deep purple-red leaves with prominent black veins turning fiery-red to orange in fall.
Acer palmatum 'Purple Ghost' is a medium-sized, upright deciduous tree. Spring leaves are deep purple-red with prominent black veins turning fiery-red to orange in fall. One of the very best selections in recent years. 8' tall x 4' wide in 10 years. Japanese maples change through the seasons generally offering different colours and foliage patterns through spring, summer, and fall. We choose our photo to show the most distinctive characters but an internet image search will help you understand how each cultivar will change through the seasons. For the 2024 Rare Flowering Tree Pre-Order plants will be in 1g pots and about 2-3 feet tall. For the 2024 Rare Flowering Tree Pre-Order plants will be in 1g pots and about 2-3 feet tall.
Common Name: Japanese Maple - [RFT Pre-Order]
Family: Aceraceae (The Maple Family)
Zone Hardiness: 5-9
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade
Primary Bloom Colour: Green
Secondary Bloom Colour: Red
Bloom Time: Spring
Soil Moisture: Average, Moist
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Woods and thickets in a wide range of soils and exposures in lowland and mountains to 3000 metres.
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan
*The Plant Encyclopedia is updated each year to provide a representation of the plants we offer, have offered, and may offer again. However, it is not a live inventory of our stock. Not all plants will be available at all times or in every year. Use the link above to enquire about the availability of this plant. Additionally, we carry many plants that have not yet been entered into our database so please enquire if you don’t see what you’re looking for. Plants are available only for on-site sales at our nursery in Richmond, BC, Canada or for shipping within Canada. We do not ship internationally. However, if you are visiting the nursery from afar, we can arrange for the necessary permits and paperwork for you to take plants back with you to your country.