'Purple Ghost' is one of the most spectacular maples for spring foliage.  It is one of the darkest red reticulated varieties available.  The layered growth habit combined with its intense coral to purple leaves makes for an intense show, particularly when lit from behind. 


Coral pink to reddish purple in spring

Purple, bronze, and green in summer

Orange in fall


Upright with horizontal branch tips

Moderate growth rate

Approximate mature size:

10 to 15 feet tall

8 to 12 feet wide

Fowler Maples

Purple Ghost