Acer pseudoplatanus 'Atropurpureum'
Common name: 
Purpleleaf Sycamore Maple
Pronunciation: 
A-ser soo-do-PLAT-an-us
Family: 
Aceraceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Deciduous tree.  Leaves dark green above, purple beneath (see Acer pseudoplatanus)
  • Partially true-to-type from seed.
  • Attacked by aphids.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 5, reportedly less hardy than the species at Zone 4.
  • Corvallis: on Adams between 8th and 9th St.   (Leaves often have galls caused by the Maple Gallbladder Mite.)
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