Acer palmatum 'Purple Ghost'
More About Acer palmatum 'Purple Ghost'
- Upright, with a narrower habit than the species
- Deep purple-red leaves have prominent black veins
- The veins are the skeleton of the "purple ghost"
- Fall colour is fiery-red to orange
Purple Ghost Japanese Maple Growing and Maintenance Tips
Best planted in a well-drained soil with high organic matter. Japanese maples are grown as specimen trees or multi-stemmed plants. Any pruning should be done in summer. Mulch well, but avoid heaping mulch against the stem. Most cultivars need full sun or light afternoon shade.
Acer palmatum 'Purple Ghost' Characteristics
Moist to Average