Acer Palmatum Atropurpureum
A small growing Acer with the characteristics dome shaped deep purple leaves which an autumn surprise, producing a notable fiery red leaf. There non invasive roots mean these Maples are at home in a border or container reaching their full height of 1.8M in 10 years. Pruning isn't necessary but a light shaping prune can produce will reveal the wonderful structure that maples are renowned for. The winter you will see the structure of the tree come to life. They prefer dappled shade but will grow equally as well in full sun by ensuring the soil stays moist.
Fertile Moist Full Sun, Half sun