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'.