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Photo: Japanese maple 'Red Pygmy'

Photo: Japanese maple 'Red Pygmy'

A slow-growing small deciduous acer forming a mound of red-purple leaves, divided into seven narrow, almost untoothed lobes, with small purple flowers in spring

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Leaf colour is best in partial shade, although full sun can be tolerated. Leaf scorch can be caused by lack of soil moisture or excessive exposure

Properties

Variety of
Acer palmatum (Acer palmatum)
Height
100 - 150 cm
Soil type
Chalk
Clay
Loam
Sand
Sunlight
Full sun
Partial shade
PH
Acid
Neutral
Moisture
Moist but well-drained
Hardiness
Hardy