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Acer palmatum 'Fireball' Dwarf Japanese Maple

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Acer palmatum 'Fireball'
Fireball Dwarf Japanese Maple

Zones 5-9

'Fireball' is an interesting new red dwarf. It was found as a witches' broom near Cedarville, New Jersey, making this maple fairly cold tolerant. In the ground, 'Fireball' can withstand temperatures down to -15°F. In 15 years, this tree will reach 5 ft tall by 4 ft wide. Due to its small stature, this Japanese maple is ideal for fairy gardens, rail-road gardens, rock gardens, small conifer beds, and container planting.

It leafs out a bright cherry red in the early spring, transforming to a deep maroon by mid-spring. All new growth on top is a bright cherry red overtop of this deep maroon. Some green-red tones appear by late spring, creating a wonderful contrast of colors. The name 'Fireball' is very fitting. In the fall, this Japanese maple will light up your yard when its leaves transform to a bright fire-engine red. 

Limited Quantities Available !! As we have over a thousand cultivars of Japanese maples, we often do not have many of each cultivar. We recommend that you buy the Japanese maples you want immediately as we often sell out of certain selections.

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