Acer palmatum Dissectum

Acer palmatum Dissectum
  • Height 10 years: Up to 1.5m / 5ft
  • Leaf colour - autumn: Orange / Red

The "dissectum" group of the species Acer palmatum are characterised by leaves which are deeply cut - right back to the stalk.

The foliage is attractive throughout the summer, and turns orange-red in the autumn.

This is a popular variety for small gardens, as it grows slowly, and is unlikely to get much taller than about 1.5m.

Acer palmatum Dissectum trees for sale

Height in 10 years
Price inc. VAT
1-year Acer palmatum Dissectum tree - in a 8L-9L pot
1.5m-2.5m tall after 10 years
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How to grow

For best results plant in a sheltered location.

Acer palmatum Dissectum characteristics


  • Attractive features: Attractive foliage Autumn foliage colour
  • Height 10 years: Up to 1.5m / 5ft
  • Growth habit: Spreading
  • Growth rate: Slow
  • Site conditions: Sheltered site
  • Sunlight: Tolerates shade Some shade
  • Useful for: Patio growing Small spaces
  • Pruning: Do not prune


  • Country of origin: Japan
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Leaf colour - autumn: Orange / Red
  • Annual cycle: Deciduous
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