Shishigashira Japanese Maple
Acer palmatum 'Shishigashira'
Heavily curled green leaves give an interesting texture to this compact, shrubby tree. Foliage becomes purple-red with orange-red patterns in fall, is most intense in full sun, and is less likely to sunburn than other varieties. Popular for bonsai, as a container specimen, and in small gardens. Highly sculptural form improves with age. Deciduous.
Water NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
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