Acer pseudoplatanus Atropurpureum (syn. Spaethii or Purpureum)
Purpleleaf Sycamore Maple, Purpleleaf Planetree Maple
- 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.)