'Taro yama' is an exceptional dwarf Japanese maple with a unique dense habit. The thick branching and twisting dark blue-green leaves give a pleasing texture in the landscape or garden. Due the miniature habit of 'Taro yama', this dwarf Japanese maple is excellent for containers or small spaces. In the autumn, the leaves of 'Taro yama' turn to an electric and fiery crimson red. In 15 years, 'Taro yama' may reach 4-5 ft in height and width.