'Beni otake' roughly translates to red bamboo.  The name aptly describes this Japanese maple with its narrow leaf lobes and good red coloration.


Red to reddish purple in spring

reddish purple to bronze green in summer

Orange red in fall


Strongly upright and moderately vigorous

Approximate mature size:

15 to 20 feet tall

10 to 15 feet wide

Beni otake

Fowler Maples