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Acer palmatum ‘Red Pygmy’

For sale by Bluebell Nursery

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A mound-shaped maple, Acer palmatum 'Red Pygmy' has delicate, seven-lobed, reddish-purple leaves which turn red/scarlet in autumn.

The leaves compliment a very graceful habit to make Acer palmatum 'Red Pygmy' a particularly elegant addition to a garden or large container!

Supplied Size: 3L container (25 - 40 cm tall)

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Acer palmatum ‘Red Pygmy’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Acer palmatum ‘Red Pygmy’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Acer palmatum ‘Red Pygmy’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres
£25.00

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Plant Finder: about Acer palmatum ‘Red Pygmy’

Common names

Japanese maple, Blood-leaf Japanese maple, Coral-bark maple, Maple

Description

Acer palmatum ‘Red Pygmy’ (Japanese maple). The growth habit of this variety is mound-like. It is vase-shaped, with linear leaves that are dark red in spring, purple-green in summer and turning gold in autumn.

Cultivation

It will prefer warmer climates than most other maples. It will need shade and shelter or the leaves may shrivel.

Interest and use

Ornamental, foliage, specimen with good autumn colour.

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Acer palmatum ‘Red Pygmy’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Heavy, Light, Medium
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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