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Acer palmatum 'Sherwood Elfin' Dwarf Japanese Maple

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Original price $45.00 - Original price $45.00
Original price
$45.00
$45.00 - $45.00
Current price $45.00
Selected Size: 1 gallon low graft (LTD)




Acer palmatum 'Sherwood Elfin'
Rare Dwarf Sherwood Elfin Japanese Maple Tree

Zones 5-9

'Sherwood Elfin' is not actually a laceleaf, it is simply a dwarf matsumurae. Think of it like a dwarf 'Burgundy Lace' with a slightly more dense habit. It was actually found as chance seedling from 'Sherwood Flame' where it gets 'Sherwood' in its name. It gets 'Elfin' because of its dwarf habit.  It leaves out in the early spring as brighter red quickly changing to deep maroon.

Fall colors are a bright crimson red. This tree is actually a heat tolerant selection that has been trialed in central Florida and lower Alabama and has done great in the heat of the South. It was actually a selection from Alabama which attests to this heat tolerance. In 15-20 years, 'Sherwood Elfin' will reach 4-6 ft in height.

 

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.