Acer palmatum 'Skeeter's Broom'
More About Acer palmatum 'Skeeter's Broom'
- Slender, upright, columnar cultivar
- Small, bright red leaves in the spring
- Leaves become deep purple-red for the summer
- Bright ruby-red autumn colour
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.