Unique Vibrant Red Colors Line this Tree's Branches from Spring to Fall!
The Semi Dwarf Japanese Maple Tree, Acer palmatum atropurpureum, is the perfect small tree! With beautiful burgundy purple foliage and low maintenance qualities, it can enhance any yard or landscape into a colorful oasis. We also have this plant in larger size, it is known as the Bloodgood Japanese Maple Tree.
This small, deciduous tree has purplish red foliage that will emerge in early spring and eventually fades to bright reddish green in the summer. During the fall months, the red color will return once again. Once winter weather hits, the dwarf maple tree will lose its leaves.
SEMI DWARF JAPANESE MAPLE CARE
Grow the Dwarf Japanese Red Maple tree across the United States in USDA growing zones 5-9. It will perform best in full sun to partial shade, and moist, well draining soil. Be sure to have a regular watering schedule during the first year of planting to establish a strong root system. It is a drought-tolerant tree once established.
Commonly called the Red Emperor Maple, it has an upright growing habit with a slow growth rate. At full maturity, the ornamental tree will reach up to 15 feet tall and wide making it perfect for smaller gardens. The branching growth habit gives it a unique look. It is also deer resistant and attracts pollinators because of the vibrant colors.
Prune dwarf maples in late winter or early spring before bud break so you have the best view of where the branches will grow. Once the tree’s leaves flush out for spring you should not prune anymore. You can fertilize in early spring to encourage healthy growth.
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Full Sun / Partial Shade
Growing Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
I received my tree in a timely manner. It arrived in great condition, very healthy and a good size. I would definitely shop here again.
Thank you . I received the plant in perfect condition. I would recommend my friends as your customers.
Thank you Teh for your kind words and continued support. This means everything to us. Enjoy your Semi Dwarf Japanese Maple Tree.
The plant came quickly and was healthy. Hope I can keep it that way. It's beautiful.
Hi Susan! We dearly appreciate your continued support and hope you and your Semi Dwarf Japanese Maple Tree are doing well. All the best.
I’m very happy with my purchase; it arrived sooner than expected Thank You!
Happy to hear everything went well with your Semi Dwarf Japanese Maple Tree delivery, Rashida. Hope it's thriving beautifully and you are doing well. Take care!
It was a little smaller than I expected. I don’t really know how to take care of it through the winter but I will google it. It’s so tiny I’m afraid to plant it in the ground so right now I have it in a pot but it’s seems to be doing well in the pot. I’m hoping to see it grow a lot within the year.
Hi! Thank you for your comments and your Semi Dwarf Japanese Maple Tree purchase. Hope you both are doing well. Take care!