Acer palmatum 'Fairy Hair'
- Height: 4 feet (1.2m)
- Width: 2 feet (0.6m)
- Hardiness: -29°C (-20°F)
- USDA Zone: 5b
- Light: Partial Shade
Acer palmatum 'Fairy Hair' is reknown for it's extremely fine hair like leaves (hence its name 'Fairy Hair'). This dwarf compact Japanese maple is a very slow grower, only reaching 2' in 10 years. In the Spring, string-like leaves emerge green and turn a beautiful scarlet red in the fall. It's slow growth and small size make it an ideal tree for a planter. More of a novelty or collectors plant.
Acer palmatum 'Fairy Hair' was introduced by Buchholz Nursery in Gaston, Oregon, USA.
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Closeup of the 'Fairy Hair' leaves
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2gal pots at the nursery
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