Growth Habit: compact dwarf, 2-3 feet in 10 years
USDA Zone: 6-9
Exposure: sunny location best
Leaf Color: spring, light pink/red; vibrant red in fall
Leaf Description: (dwarf) 1-inch and smaller
Growing Conditions: moist, well-drained, humus-rich soil
Comments: Takes a little extra care, but worth it! Plant in full sun in spot with good air circulation to prevent early spring fungal disease. Great red stem color in winter. Ideal in containers and for bonsai. Responds to pruning. The English translation means "red dwarf".
Plant Size: 21-24 inch spread