Position: Full sun or partial shade.
Soil: Any well drained, neutral or slightly acid, fertile soil.
Hardiness: Hardy. Will grow best when planted in an area sheltered from strong winds.
Rate of Growth: Slow.
Habit: Medium sized shrub with a mound-like form and arching branches.
Height: up to 2 m (6 ft)
Spread: 2 m (6 ft)
Notes: This plant is somewhat similar to Acer palmatum 'Dissectum Garnet', but slightly larger with cascading, arching branches. The Japanese name 'Inaba-shidare translates to 'Leaves of the rice plant' in English!
Please bear in mind that this slow growing Acer is not an instant specimen plant and will take at least several years (after planting/potting on) to grow and fill out into the distinctive rounded, mound-like habit.