Acer Palmatum Trompenburg – Learn, Buy & Grow

Acer palmatum trompenburg is a small tree of remarkable interest because it is smaller and sturdier than other varieties. It is a deciduous tree commonly grown in gardens and courtyards.

The leaves of this unusual Acer palmatum species are 7 lobed with sharply serrated edges that slightly curl downwards and foliage that changes from a purplish red colour in spring and most of the summer to a fully vibrant red colour in autumn.

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Trompenburg Acer Tree | 8.5L Pot | Acer Palmatum

Trompenburg Acer Tree | Acer Palmatum

How To Grow And Care For Acer Palmatum Trompenburg

Acer palmatum trompenburg can be planted at one’s convenience irrespective of the season. The area should be cleared of all weeds and harmful plants and grass. A square hole for planting the root should be dug.

Once this is done and the root mass has been placed in the square hole, it should be covered up and watered adequately. Also, ensure it is watered often when the weather is dry. But, it may not need much watering in autumn.

Red Japanese Maple Tree - Acer Palmatum Trompenburg

Red Japanese Maple Tree – Acer Palmatum Trompenburg

Growing conditions for Red Japanese Maple Tree – Acer Palmatum Trompenburg

Soil: It is best planted in clay, loamy or sandy soil that is moist but well-drained and is either acidic or neutral. Read more: Acer Soil PH and Acer compost types.

Water: It should be watered moderately. Watering with rainwater rather than tap water is more advisable if possible.

Light: It will thrive when exposed fully or partially to light. It should be balanced to prevent leaf scorch.

Pruning: Pruning is not necessary and must be done with caution. It is best done in winter when most of its leaves have been shed. Read More: How to prune acers.

How tall is Acer Palmatum Trompenburg?

Acer palmatum trompenburg tree is very beautiful but compact reaching a peak height of about 7 metres and a spread of 4.5 metres.

Garden position for Acer Palmatum Trompenburg

Acer palmatum trompenburg grows best when positioned in a dappled shade. Nevertheless, it will still thrive on full exposure to sunlight. It can be planted facing west, east or north. A middle or back border position gives a better advantage to this tree.

What colour is Acer Trompenburg

The leaves of the acer palmatum tree range from deep red to purple in spring and remain this way until late summer. Eventually, it changes to vibrant red colour in fall just before it starts to shed

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