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Acer palmatum Skeeter's Broom

Skeeter's Broom Japanese Maple

Distinctive, slender, upright maple with small, bright red foliage in the spring. By summer, the leaves will turn a deep purple-red and change to bright ruby-red in the fall.

  • »  Slender, upright, columnar cultivar
  • »  Small bright red leaves in the spring
  • »  Leaves become deep purple-red for the summer
  • »  Bright ruby-red autumn colour

2gal Low Inventory
  • Category:Shrubs
  • Hardiness Zone:5
  • Height:175-200 cm
  • Spread:100-125 cm
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Acer palmatum 'Skeeter's Broom'

Best planted in a well-drained soil with high organic matter. Japanese maples are grown as specimen trees or multi-stemmed plants. Any pruning should be done in summer. Mulch well, but avoid heaping mulch against the stem. Most cultivars need full sun or light afternoon shade.