Maple, Purple Ghost Japanese



A medium-size, upright deciduous tree. Spring leaves are deep purple-red with prominent black veins, then turn fiery-red to orange in fall. One of the very best selections in recent years. Prefers sun/partial shade in well-drained soil.


Height:  8 Feet
Spread:  4 Feet
Sun Exposure: Sun / Partial Shade

Characteristics & Attributes

Key Features
  • Foliage Color
  • Small Tree
Foliage Color
  • Purple-Red – Spring
  • Bright Red – Summer
  • Orange – Fall
Flower Color
  • N/A
Bloom Season
  • N/A
Seasons of Interest
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
Growth Rate
  • Slow
  • Vase