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Dwarf Japanese Maple

Dwarf Japanese Maples

If you are looking for a small feature tree then the Dwarf Japanese Maples could be the answer.

You will find a range of varieties for sale, including both green ad red foliage colors. These maples are slow growing, some will reach a maximum height of around 3 ft, others up to 6ft. It all depends on the grafting, and the cultivar, along with climate and soil.

The best varieties are those with the smaller leaves, usually very finely dissected. The other feature of the best specimens is the dense branching habit, this is dur to the short internodes, or the small distance between the nodes.

Nearly all are hardy from USDA zones 4 - 6 some are better in zones 6 - 8

 

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