Tamukeyama Japanese Maple Mound-shaped, dwarf tree with waxy, deep red bark and graceful cascading branches. Deeply cut and dissected purple-red foliage throughout the summer changes to bright red in fall.
How to Prune Japanese Maple Trees. Japanese maple trees have an intricate branch structure made of many smaller branches forking off thicker center branches. The trees have a natural sense of flow and harmony, but proper maintenance is.