Beni Schichihenge Japanese Maple
Acer palmatum 'Beni Schichihenge'
|Description||Bright white margined green leaves marked with rose pink cover the densely held branches in spring and summer and become gold and orange in fall. A slow-growing small tree ideal for bonsai, as a container specimen, or in small gardens. Deciduous.|
|Light||Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Watering||Keep soil consistently moist but not soggy.|
|Blooms||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Slow growing; reaches 10 to 15 ft. tall and wide.|
|Care||Provide slightly acidic, well-drained soil; shelter from drying winds. Avoid harsh afternoon sun exposures in hot summer areas. Mulch to keep root zone cool. Water deeply, regularly in first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Apply slow-release fertilizer in early spring.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-8
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