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Japanese Maple
Acer palmatum 'Trompenburg'

Family: Sapindaceae (sap-in-DAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Acer (AY-ser) (Info)
Species: palmatum (pahl-MAY-tum) (Info)
Cultivar: Trompenburg
Additional cultivar information:(aka Trompenberg)
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Category:

Trees

Group:

Matsumurae (very deeply divided)

Height:

15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Spacing:

20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

Sun Exposure:

Light Shade

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Burgundy

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Provides winter interest

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By grafting

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Garberville, California

Winnetka, Illinois

Grantsville, Maryland

Westminster, Maryland

Vicksburg, Mississippi

Independence, Missouri

Dolgeville, New York

Greensboro, North Carolina

Euclid, Ohio

Norristown, Pennsylvania

Lexington, Virginia

Seattle, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On Mar 16, 2007, berrygirl from Braselton, GA (Zone 7b) wrote:

Acer palmatum 'Trompenburg' TROMPENBURG MAPLE Dec (z6) (Bon)
The striking leaves of this upright (15') maple give"an unusual & pleasing effect to the whole tree"(Vertrees); each purple-red lobe rolls to form a narrow tube; color holds well,even in the sun;crimson in fall.S-PSh/M