A beautiful tall and elegant Maple with an upright habit. The spring leaves have 9-11 lobes and emerge shiny dark purple. Summer leaf colour has hues of bronze, red and green. Red tones in autumn prior to leaf fall. Plant in a sheltered spot. Est.10yr.growth.
This Maple was discovered as a chance seedling in the Esveld Aceretum and is possibly a cross between A.shirasawanum and A.palmatum. It has received an Award of Merit.