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Red Laceleaf Japanese Maple
Acer palmatum dissectum atropurpureum

Location: 1251 Peralta
Park: Shinn Historical Park
District: Niles
Native to: Asia
Tree type: flowering
Leaf retention: deciduous

Comments: Deciduous, native to Japan and Korea. All year interest: young spring growth is glowing red; summer leaves are soft green; foliage turns scarlet in fall months; slender leafless branches in greens and reds provide winter pattern.

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Illustration by Philip Eaker