Acer palmatum 'Red Pygmy'

Red Pygmy Japanese Maple

Family: Sapindaceae

Genus: Acer

Parent: Acer palmatum

Category: Tree - Deciduous

Size: To 6' tall

Exposure: Filtered Sun, Part Shade


Vase shape, densely branched. Leaves linear, dark red becoming blue-green then yellow in autumn.


From the Netherlands. Royal Boskoop Horticultural Society Award of Merit in 1969. Originally from a garden in Italy.

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