Plant of the Week: Skeeter’s Broom Japanese Maple

Skeeter’s Broom Japanese Maple: Tree

Hardiness Zones: 5-8
Exposure: Partial Sun, can handle AM sun
Average Size: Dwarf version of the Bloodgood reaches 3-4 feet wide, 6-8 feet tall
Foliage: Deciduous leaves that turn from bright red, to burgundy, back to bright red in the fall
Resistant To:
Deer, and more tolerant to summer heat
Pests/Problems: Japanese Beetles

This low maintenance plant can be used as a focal point up close to the house. Limb it up to look like a small tree, or leave to have a shrub-like effect.

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