Plant Catalog - ACER P RED PYGMY
ACER P RED PYGMY
Acer palmatum 'Red Pygmy'
Red Pygmy Japanese Maple
A graceful deciduous tree with palmate leaves that are finely divided into thin, pointed lobes. Leaves emerge maroon in spring, mature to green in the summer, and then fade to yellow in the fall. Inconspicuous spring flowers are followed by pairs of samaras. Needs slightly acidic soil.
USDA zones: 5 - 8
Sunset zones: A3; 2b - 10, 12, 14 - 24
Mature size: 6 - 7 feet high and 3 - 5 feet wide
Light needs: full sun to dappled shade
Water needs: regular water