Position: Full sun or partial shade.
Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
Hardiness: Hardy. Acer palmatum 'Sherwood Flame' requires shelter from cold winter winds.
Rate of Growth: Moderate.
Habit: A medium sized or eventually large spreading shrub.
Height: 5 m (15 ft) / [up to 2.5 m (8 ft) after 10 years]
Spread: 5 m (16 ft) / [up to 2.5 m (8 ft) after 10 years]
Notes: This plant is similar in appearance to Acer palmatum 'Burgundy Lace'.