Acer palmatum 'Red Pygmy'
More About Acer palmatum 'Red Pygmy'
- An upright cutleaf cultivar with red leaves
- Foliage may turn green in hot climates
- Fall colour is bright yellow to gold
- Small red to purple flowers
Red Pygmy Japanese Maple Growing and Maintenance Tips
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.
Acer palmatum 'Red Pygmy' Characteristics
Moist to Average