Acer palmatum 'Judy Girl Broom' | Cultivar Spotlight
This red broom was founded by Billy Schwartz near Downingtown, Pennsylvania. Billy has founded many witches' brooms - the most famous one is 'Shaina' named after his daughter. 'Judy Girl Broom' is named after his longtime girlfriend. He believes this one to be the best one he's found yet! The leaves are a little bit larger than other witches' brooms and it boasts more vibrant color than other brooms. It is believed this dwarf tree will grow to 2-3 feet in height in 10 years. Its spring color leafs out as pinks and reds and holds on to the red tone with emerald hues in the summertime. It transitions to orange to red in the fall.