Plant Catalog - ACER P SHISHIGASHIRA
ACER P SHISHIGASHIRA
ACER PALMATUM 'SHISHIGASHIRA'
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.
USDA zones: 5 - 9
Sunset zones: A3, 2b - 10, 12, 14 - 24
Mature size: 10 - 15 feet high and 5 - 12 feet wide
Light needs: partial sun to dappled shade
Water needs: regular water
Soil needs: slightly acidic