Acer palmatum – Shaina
A dwarf Japanese maple
*height & width at maturity
FORM: Rounded and dense. Occasionally available on a 0.5-1.0m graft
FOLIAGE: Deeply divided 5 point maple leaf. New growth is bright red maturing to a two-toned dark red and maroon and becoming bright red in autumn.
FLOWERS and FRUIT:
GROWTH RATE: Slow
DESCRIPTION: A slow growing, highly ornamental form of dwarf Japanese Maple.
LANDSCAPE USES: Pots, small gardens, specimen
TOLERANCES: Prefers cool to cold climates. Grows best in full sun to part shade in moist slightly acidic and well drained soil.
TREE CARE: Remove any growth appearing below the graft. Prevent leaf scorch if grown in full sun by providing ample water throughout summer months. Avoid pruning in spring. Fertilise before the leaves emerge.