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Acer palmatum 'Skeeter's Broom'

More About Acer palmatum 'Skeeter's Broom'

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




175-200 cm


100-125 cm

Skeeter's Broom 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 'Skeeter's Broom' Characteristics