A select form of the impressive purple maple. Has large crimson to dark purple five-lobed leaves changing to bronze gold and purple in autumn. ‘Nigrum’ has an attractive small golden flower when coming into leaf providing a handsome contrast with the new red–purple foliage. A stunning tree. Deciduous, grows to 6 x 4m.
Suitable for: Group and avenue plantings, specimen.
Features: Beautiful crimson red to dark purple foliage with small golden flower when coming into leaf.
Botanical Name: ACER platanoides ‘Nigrum