Acer palmatum 'Pixie'
Pixie Japanese Maple
A. p. var. atropurpureum ‘Pixie’
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Broadleaf deciduous tree, released as a dwarf, but more likely a semi-dwarf, 10 ft (~3 m) or more high, dense, twigy canopy. Similar to 'Bloodgood', but it is denser. Leaves have typical A. palmatum leaf shape, dark red-purple, and reportedly holds this color into the middle of summer; red fall color.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 5. Released by Buchholz & Buchholz Nursery, Gaston, Oregon.