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Acer palmatum
Japanese Acer Tamukeyama

Tamukeyama is one of the best examples of dissected-leaf Japanese acers. It features red dissected leaves which become dark purple, before turning dark red and scarlet in the autumn.

Tamukeyama is slow-growing but likely to reach about 3m in the longer term.

Tamukeyama japanese maple trees for sale

  • 2-year pot-grown tree £77.00
    In a 8L-9L pot
    Medium size (2.5m-3.5m after 10 years)
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How to grow

Tamukeyama is easy to grow, but prefers well-drained soil and a sheltered situation with some partial shade. It is a suitable for growing in large patio containers.


Tamukeyama was introduced in the early 18th century.

Tamukeyama characteristics

  • Height after 10 years2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
  • PruningPrune hard
  • Site conditionsCoastal siteWindy site
  • Annual cycleDeciduous

Similar varieties

  • See also Garnet
    Acer palmatum
    Garnet and Tamukeyama are both dissected forms and look good when inter-planted.