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PlantFiles: 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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Matsumurae (very deeply divided)

15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

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

Grown for foliage

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:
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Propagation Methods:
By grafting

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

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Gardeners' Notes:

Neutral berrygirl 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


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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