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Acer palmatum ‘Shishigashira’

For sale by Bluebell Nursery

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A charming maple, Acer palmatum 'Shishigashira' has golden autumn colour and an upright habit with branches covered with congested "clouds" of small, dark green leaves through summer. Lush green in spring/summer the leaves go burnished gold and bright orange in late autumn.

A slow growing and uncommon selection, Acer palmatum 'Shishigashira' has real architectural appeal once established!

Supplied Size: 3L container (30 - 40 cm tall)

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Acer palmatum  ‘Shishigashira’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Acer palmatum  ‘Shishigashira’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Acer palmatum  ‘Shishigashira’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres
£25.00

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Grower Notes

Position: Full sun or partial shade.
Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
Hardiness: Hardy. Acer palmatum 'Shishigashira' will grow best when planted in an area sheltered from strong winds.
Rate of Growth: Slow.
Habit: Eventually a medium sized, branching, upright shrub.
Height: up to 3 m (10 ft)
Spread: 2 m (6 ft)
Notes: This plant was formerly called Acer palmatum 'Ribesifolium'.

Plant Finder: about Acer palmatum ‘Shishigashira’

Common names

Japenese Lion's Mane Maple

Description

Acer palmatum ‘Shishigashira’ (Japenese Lion's Mane Maple). Acer palmatum 'Shishigashira' has an upright habit with branches covered with small, dark green leaves through summer which give a 'cloud-like' effect. The leaves turn golden yellow and orange in the autumn. This plant was previously called Acer palmatum 'Ribesifolium'.

Cultivation

Protect from cold winds

Interest and use

Architectural, autumn foliage interest

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Acer palmatum  ‘Shishigashira’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -23°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH5.0 to 8.0
  • WaterMoist

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