Acer palmatum var. dissectum ‘Garnet’ is a captivating and popular cultivar of Japanese Maple, known for its deeply dissected, lace-like foliage and stunning burgundy-red color. The plant has a weeping and cascading growth habit, creating an elegant and graceful appearance. ‘Garnet’ typically reaches a height of 1.5-2 metres, making it a suitable choice for smaller gardens or as a focal point in landscapes.
In spring, the leaves emerge with a vibrant red color, deepening to a rich garnet shade as the season progresses. The foliage maintains its intense color throughout the summer and transforms into fiery crimson tones in the fall, creating a spectacular autumn display.
To thrive, ‘Garnet’ prefers well-drained, acidic to neutral soil and partial shade. Its distinctive foliage, combined with its compact size and exquisite seasonal color changes, makes it a sought-after choice for ornamental gardens and landscapes.