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Japanese Maple 'Sharp's Pygmy'

Acer palmatum 'Sharp's Pygmy'
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Deciduous accent tree is very slow growing with a true dwarf, rounded habit. Miniature, palmate foliage emerges edged bright green, with orange margins. Leaves turn a bright orange red for fall color. Makes for an excellent bonsai, or container plant.

* Monrovia priced higher.

Plant with Rhododendron


  • Landscape Size: 2'-4' tall, 2'-4' wide
  • Light Requirements: Morning Sun/Afternoon Shade
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • Sunset Zone: 2-24
  • Growth Habit: Upright, Compact
  • Growth Rate: Slow
  • Attributes: Deer Resistant, Fall Color, Cold Hardy

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions. 

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices

Visit: National County Extension Offices

Green Thumb Guide

Prefers slightly acidic soil with good drainage. Feed Japanese maples in spring with a multipurpose fertilizer. Prune in winter. 



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