Acer palmatum 'Shishi gashira' Shishi gashira Japanese Maple . . . 18"
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Shishi gashira Japanese Maple
Zones 5-9 Sun to shade.
Read All About Japanese Maples
(syn. ‘Crispum’, ‘Ribescifolium’ ) - Palmatum Group -
green – Unlike any other Japanese maple, this slow small
grower has curled, kinky leaves emerging in thick patches
the length of the stems. Leaf color is green, and it
holds this color longer into the fall than the other
maples. Then, when other maple colors have faded, it
bursts into glorious colors of orange-red. Shishigashira
makes a compact upright tree from 10 to 15 foot tall in
time. Slow growth makes this excellent for bonsai and
containers. Name translates as ‘lion’s head’ or ‘lion’s