Acer palmatum – Mikawa-yatsubusa
A dwarf Japanese maple
*height & width at maturity
FORM: Rounded and dense
FOLIAGE: green leaves and multi-branched. Leaves grow closely together producing a unique and dense leaf cover. Autumn tones are a feature of vibrant golden, orange, red and bronze.
GROWTH RATE: Slow
DESCRIPTION: A slow growing, highly ornamental form of dwarf Japanese Maple.
LANDSCAPE USES: Pots, small gardens, specimen
TOLERANCES: Prefers cool to cold climates. Grows best in full sun to part shade in moist slightly acidic and well drained soil. Should not be planted in a highly exposed situation where hot, dry winds may stress the tree and dry or burn foliage.
TREE CARE: Remove any growth appearing below the graft. Prevent leaf scorch by providing ample water throughout summer months. Avoid pruning in spring. Fertilise before the leaves emerge.