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Acer palmatum Skeeters Broom

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A3, A5, A9
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A3, A5, A9
Size: 40cm
Available: 5
$/Unit (EX GST): $99.75 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $109.72 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Acer palmatum Skeeters Broom Japanese Maple,Japanese Maple,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs, Trees Open Canopy, Upright, V-Shaped

A ornamental dwarf Maple, Skeeter's Broom has a very attractive upright slender habit with soft vibrant rich foliage that ranges from bright red in Spring, to burgundy with slight green in Summer, and then deep red again in Autumn before it drops in Winter. The Best colour display is found when planted in cooler climates. It will get to about 1.5-3m tall to 1.5-2m wide. Makes a fantastic feature specimen, use in mixed plantings, also ideal for containers, giving year round colour interest to the landscape.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Shady Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Performs best in moist, well drained soils with added organic matter but is adaptable to most. Protect from hot winds and scorching sun. Prune if necessary. Protect young leaves from frosts.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Aceraceae Asia

Foliage Colour: Burgundy, Green, Red
Flower Colour: Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: N/A
Fruit: TBA

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Slow
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: High
Wind: Medium / Moderate