Dwarf Japanese Maples - Great for Containers and Small Areas
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Aka hosada is very nice new strap-leaf selection that is very sun hardy and very red. Aka hosasa tends to hold it’s color better than any other Linearlobium and even in mid summer heat. A small upright maple to about 6-8'. Zones 6-9.
Acer circinatum Dels Dwarf
Del's Dwarf is a very colorful circinatum that emerges bronze and orange in the spring. Leaves are smaller than the species and perhaps thicker. Smaller than the species but similar habit with multiple branching. Brilliant Orange and Red fall color. Very hardy Dwarf to 6 feet in 10 years. Sun /part shade. Hardy to -20 degrees. USDA zone 5.
Acer circinatum Little Gem
Little Gem is a wonderful Acer circinatum dwarf. Little Gem is a dwarf vine maple that was discovered as a witches broom in a vine maple. The Little Gem maple grows into a compact rounded shrub to about 3 feet high. Little Gem has small orbicular leaves about 1" in size which emerge light green in spring and turn to a darker shade by summer. Fall color is orange turning to fiery red. Hardy and can take cold to -10F
Abigail Rose is a wonderful dwarf Acer palmatum with variegated leaves like a miniature Alpenweiss or Higasayama, that has delicate reticulated leaves. Many leaves do not have variegation when young but as the tree matures more variegation develops. Fall color is orange. Abigail Rose is a small dwarf with slender twigs which will grow to 3-feet high and 1-foot wide in 10 years. Abigail Rose is susceptible to powdery mildew and needs to be placed where there is good airflow. Does best in morning sun afternoon shade. Can be difficult to grow - does not like cold wet springs and like to grow in drier climates.
Acer shirasawanum Autumn Moon has spring foliage which is an unusual pink orange color with an underlying shade of chartruese green. Autumn moon will color up nicely in full sun with a wonderful orange. Like the Full Moon Maple, Autumn moon is a very showy maple - it is one of our favorites. Autumn moon is more hardy and vigorous than the Full Moon Maple A. s. 'Aureum'. Fall color is a rich orange and red. This small tree seems to stand heat well. 12 feet in 10 years. Sun /part shade.