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Acer palmatum 'Pixie'

PIXIE UPRIGHT JAPANESE MAPLE

Buy Pixie Japanese Maple online. Pixie is a vigorous, very dense, vase-shaped deciduous tree. Spring leaves emerge bright pink-red, soon becoming a deep red which holds well through summer. Fall color is a fiery scarlet. Prefers sun/partial shade in well-drained soil.

Height:

6-8 Feet

Spread:

3-4 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

5-8

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
Cultural Information*
  • Powdery Mildew - Moderate Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - Low Resistance
Fruit Type*
  • Non-Edible Fruit
Growth Habit*
  • Dwarf/Small Growing
  • Upright Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Red/Brilliant Red
  • Burgundy/Crimson/Maroon
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Red
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Red
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Birds
Plant Type*
  • Japanese Maple
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Average
  • Well-Drained
  • Tolerates High pH (Alkaline Soils)
  • Moist
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
Propagation Methods*
  • Graft
  • Budding
Season of Interest*
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Dappled Shade in Southern States
  • Prefers Morning Sun Only in Southern States
Uses*
  • Accent Plant
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Understory Planting
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Provides Shade
  • Under Power Lines
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Japanese Maples are moderately easy to grow and adapt to most conditions; however, they do prefer to be planted in an area that is well protected from wind, heat exposure, and drought like conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

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