Acer palmatum dissectum – Shishigashira / Lions Head Maple
*height & width at maturity
FORM: Compact branching, vase shaped becoming rounded
FOLIAGE: The dark-green leaves are borne densely along the branches and have a curled margin. The foliage turns golden-orange to red in the autumn.
DESCRIPTION: A great feature tree for small gardens, also looks nice planted in groups with other maples, Japanese gardens, rockeries, containers, courtyards, bonsai and general garden planting.
LANDSCAPE USES: Feature, Japanese Garden
TOLERANCES: Grow in full sun to part shade. Prefers moist, well drained soil and protection from hot winds.
TREE CARE: Cultivate well before planting with compost/cow manure and mulch well after planting. Water regularly but be careful not to over water.