Black Lace is a relatively quick growing Japanese maple, foliage emerges dark red and as the name suggests darkens to almost black as the season progresses. Autumn colour is deep red. Leaves are deeply cut and fine. Shape at maturity is vase like and spreading. It is best suited to a partially sunny spot, in warmer parts of the country
Common name: Japanese Maple Lace Lady
Height and spread in 20 years: 2 x 2 metres
Seasons of interest: Spring, Summer, Autumn
Foliage: Burgundy in spring and summer, turning more vibrant red in autumn
Soil: Suited to all but does particularly well in moist, well-drained soil.
Architectural, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Foliage only, Low Maintenance, Rock