Shishigashira Japanese Maple


Acer palmatum ‘Shishigashira’

Available for PICKUP ONLY

Lions Head Maple. This upright maple carries its bright green, crinkled leaves quite close to the branch. Slow growing to 8′-12′ high & wide, depending on culture. Fall coloration is striking gold & crimson. Sun tolerant. A Great Plant Picks selection.

Japanese Maple Notes
  • Acer palmatum, Acer shirasawanum, and Acer japonicum are all considered Japanese Maples
  • Japanese Maples require well drained soil with even moisture
  • Hardy to zone 5
  • Japanese Maples thrive in partial shade in most areas where they are hardy. In cool summer climates like the Pacific Northwest, most can be grown in full sun
  • Sizes given in descriptions are average sizes of a 10-15 year old tree, in average conditions. Our experience with growing Japanese Maples is in the cool maritime climate of the Pacific Northwest; They may grow differently in other climates.
Weight 1.0000 lbs

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