Kagiri Nishiki Japanese Maple

Acer palmatum 'Kagiri Nishiki'

SKU
03321
A unique and interesting Japanese maple with pink and white irregular margins on light green leaves. Pink tones on the foliage become more pronounced in fall. A fine, slow growing, small, vase-shaped tree for courtyards and Asian-themed gardens. An ideal size for a container specimen. Deciduous.
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Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun

Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical PronunciationAY-ser pal-MA-tum
Average Size at MaturitySlowly reaches 8 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide in 10 years; may reach 15 ft. with age.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary
Growth HabitVase
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseContainer, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureAttractive Bark, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fall Color, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsAzalea (Azalea); Hosta (Hosta); Coral Bells (Heuchera); Japanese Forest Grass (Hakonechloa); Camellia (Camellia)

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 during 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: 5-8

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