Acer palmatum ‘Tsukasa Silhouette’ changes its colours in autumn to a fresh/dark red and has a column (pyramidal) growth profile. It is a hardy tree up to -20° celsius. Its height after five years is 3m (after 10 years 5m) and width 0.7m (after 10 years 1.4m). Its PH is 4.5 – 6.5 and thrives in well drained, humus rich soil. As part of their on-going development programme, this introduction for 2016 will be shown at IPM Essen in January.
E. de Jong added that there has been great interest in its pleached trees trade events in both Holland and Poland this year.