japanese maple skeeter’s broom

Acer Palmatum ‘Skeeter’s Broom’

japanese maple skeeter's broom

Skeeter’s Broom is a small deciduous maple variety. It has sharply lobed leaves emerging bright red in spring and maturing to rich purple throughout the summer. In fall, the leaves turn bright scarlet. Its growing habit is narrow and upright, making it ideal for containers and small gardens.

Height: 4′ – 6′

Width: 4′ – 6′

Exposure: Full sun to partial shade.

Fall Color: Bright scarlet.

Water: Water regularly in well drained soil. Use mulch for moisture retention. Do not let them dry out especially while the tree is being established.

Fertilizer: Use a slow release fertilizer. Be careful not to over-fertilize resulting in burned-out shriveled leaves.

Pruning: Prune lightly to shape, removing crossed and rubbing branches. Excessive pruning, especially in the summer heat, can damage the branches.

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