Appreciation: Acer palmatum dissectum Atropurpureum Group

Discussion in 'Maples' started by wcutler, Jul 28, 2020.

  1. wcutler

    wcutler Paragon of Plants Forums Moderator VCBF Cherry Scout 10 Years

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    Vancouver, BC Canada
    I think this is Acer palmatum dissectum Atropurpureum Group, could be corrected on that. I thought this was such a good-looking tree from the side where it's all nice and filled in, and from the side where it's open and you can see the structure. It's on the property of an apartment or co-op building a few blocks from me in Vancouver's West End neighbourhood.
    Acer-palmatumDissectum AtropurpureumGroup_1895NelsonGilford_Cutler_20200725_160154.jpg Acer-palmatumDissectum AtropurpureumGroup_1895NelsonGilford_Cutler_20200725_160103.jpg Acer-palmatumDissectum AtropurpureumGroup_1895NelsonGilford_Cutler_20200725_160144.jpg
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  2. Acerholic

    Acerholic Paragon of Plants Forums Moderator VCBF Cherry Scout Maple Society

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    Hampshire England Zone 8b UK
    @wcutler, good morning Wendy, we have the very same tree in our garden. Purchased 42 years ago as a two year tree.
    Love the trunk and branch structure. Your ID is spot on.
    Really enjoyed seeing this, thankyou for posting it.

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