Acer palmatum 'Atropupureum'

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  1. Acerholic

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    16th September 2020 and new growth is everywhere, due to this unseasonably warm weather.
    Last night I was again asked how my Atropurpureum was looking. All I could say was I would post today so it can be viewed once more.
     

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    18th September 2020 and a picture of the whole tree as requsted yesterday.
    So here is my thinned out Atropurpureum that was pruned hard last year.
     

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    22nd September 2020 and tbe Autum Equinox is here and so are the changes. I will be sad to see this years Atropurpureum colours go.
     

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    27th September 2020 and bright Autumnal sunshine brings the best out of maple leaves. My Atropurpureum was probably the best IMO.
     

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    7th October 2020 and my maples are either turning to Autumn colours, or have new Spring like growth or the leaves are just ready to drop. Such a strange year.
    So after more PM's and requests for my Atropurpureum, here it is this morning.
     

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    14th October 2020 and after some more PM's about my Atropurpureum, here it is. Just going past it's best IMO, but still looking OK.
     

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    16th October 2020 the sun is shining and everything is looking cheerful. Atropurpureum especially!!
     

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    4th April 2021 and the start of my Atropurpureum for another year, if it's anything like 2020 it will be a good one, for my tree at least.
    Just finished painting my new fence black, so am hoping it will show off the leaves better. Yes, I am learning from the Bonsai people on the forum.
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    12th April 2021 and here is my Atropurpureum leafing out now. An oldie but a goodie as they say.
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    20th April 2021 and I am pleasantly surprised at how many PM's I'm getting about this maple. So here it is this morning in bright sunshine.
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    9th May 2021 and I believe in showing the bad as well as the good, so here is some leaves of my Atropurpureum that suffered from my spraying due to the overnight frosts. This does happen I'm afraid, but as a whole, the tree was protected.
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    18th May 2021 and my Atropurpureum is picking up now after the frost battering in April. Having to cope with hail stones atm. What a Spring!!
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    26th May 2021 and a view of my Atropurpureum, it is only 6 ft tall, but will be a beautiful red all Spring and Summer.
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    21st June 2021 and my Atropurpureum has welcomed all this rain we are having in Southern England atm. I now expect a good show for the Summer.
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    I was a bit late with watering a few weeks ago and thought I was going to lose this one.... so thankful to see how it's bouncing back!

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    Here are some pictures of the month of October :
     

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    11th April 2022 and my Atropurpureum is getting started. 2021 was not it's best, so I am hoping that it just rested and is going to give a good display this year. We will see.
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    April 28th 2022, It's taken some time to leaf out, but now the colours are here.
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    I planted my atropurpureum this fall! he is enjoying it and he will certainly be better off this way!
     

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    30th May 2022 and an often overlooked cultivar. But it always does so well and keeps it's colours.
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    I think this is an Atropurpureum, would you guys agree?
    it was mislabeled (I originally ordered a Sode-no-Uchi in the winter, and voila red leaves in spring xD).
    It was doing quite well, but now the leaf edges are a bit crispy, when I exposed it to the sun

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    I would agree, but Atropurpureum is a name often used as a purple red maple, so it is probably looking that way. Definatly not Sode-no-Uchi
     
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    planted this autumn, Atropurpureum undergoes great heat, the most exposed leaves become "orange" should the foliage be watered in the evening?
    Is my Jm a cutting?
    atro 1.jpg atro 2.jpg atro 3.jpg atro 4.jpg atro 5.jpg
     
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    I mist the leaves with saved rainwater in these hot evenings Romain. Seems to help a bit.
     
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    Looks like a cutting by the way it is growing at the base.
     
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