Acer palmatum 'Shishigashira'



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About This Product

Botanical Name: Acer palmatum 'Shishigashira'

Common Name: Shishigashira Japanese Maple, Lion's Head Maple

A compact and shrubby deciduous tree with crinkled palmate leaves that grow in dense tufts along the stems. Summertime foliage is bright green. Fall foliage emits radiant shades of gold and crimson. Inconspicuous spring flowers are followed by pairs of samaras. Needs slightly acidic soil.

USDA Zone: Zones 5 - 9

Sunset Zone: Zones A3; 2B - 10, 12, 14 - 24

Mature Height: 10 - 15 feet

Mature Width: 5 - 12 feet

Light Needs: Filtered Sun, Partial Sun, Partial Shade, Shade

Water Needs: Regular

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