Acer palmatum "Skeeter's Broom" is a cultivar of the Japanese maple. With beautiful red, graceful leaves, this shrub immediately stands out in its surroundings.
"Skeeter's Broom" can reach a maximum height of approximately 2 meters (6 feet) and is suitable for both large and small gardens as it has upright growth.
This plant should be pruned in September. It loses its leaves in the winter.
To care for the plant as well as possible, Acer palmatum "Skeeter's Broom" prefers sun with light shade, with slightly acidic, moist soil, and requires shelter from strong winds if possible.