Acer palmatum ‘Katja’
Well drained neutral/acid
A gorgeous maple, that leafs out a beautiful purple red colour in early spring, maturing to a purple red border on a green leaf in late spring. The leaf stalks are a bright red, making a great contrast. The second flush of summer growth is purple red. Autumn colour of bright orange.
The name ‘Katja’ is a Dutch female name meaning “blessed”.