• Deciduous
    Large, linear leaves have 7 strap-shaped lobes
  • Height
    3m (10ft)
  • Spread
    3m (10ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Slow-growing, vase-shaped shrub. Leaves are maroon-red until early summer, then bronze-green and golden yellow in autumn. Winged fruits in autumn
  • Hardy - very cold winter
    Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Partial shade
    Shelter from cold winds and late frosts.

ACER palmatum 'Red Pygmy'

 
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Large £65.00 each 
Delivery Information Normally 3 - 5 days
Courier Only due to the size of this plant.
plant size comparison icon 7.5 Litre

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Dwarf form of A. palmatum
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, mites, scale insects, caterpillars, Verticillium wilt, leaf scorch, honey fungus.
    Place of origin
    China, Korea, Japan.
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf form
    Palmate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf margin
    Lobed
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Linear
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Neutral to acid soil
3m (10ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  3m (10ft)
 

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