'Enkan' is a dwarf, red variety with strap like leaves. It is very similar to 'Red Pygmy' but holds it's deep wine colour even better. It is the darkest of the linearilobums. It bears medium sized, five lobed, deeply divided leaves. Each leaf has a bluntly pointed or rounded tip. The purple-red leaf stalks are quite short.
Enkan is an upright tree of up to 3m in height. It will grow with a prostrate habit unless staked. Forms an attractive architectural shape naturally. Prune in autumn or mid winter if required.
Prefers partial shade but will tolerate some full sun. Protect from frost and cold winds.
A low maintenance tree. Good for small gardens and container planting.
Reaches only 1.5m in height.