Acer palmatum 'Shishigashira' - summer leaves
  • Acer palmatum 'Shishigashira' - summer leaves
  • Acer palmatum 'Shishigashira' - summer leaves
  • Acer palmatum 'Shishigashira' - autumn colour

Acer palmatum 'Shishigashira'

£35.00

(Japanese Maple) Acer palmatum 'Shishigashira' has an golden autumn colour and an upright habit with the branches covered with congested "clouds" of small, dark green leaves in summer. 

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Acer palmatum 'Shishigashira' has an golden autumn colour and an upright habit with the branches covered with congested "clouds" of small, dark green leaves in summer. These are lush green in spring / summer and colour brilliantly to a burnished gold and bright orange in late autumn time.

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


  • 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: Acer palmatum 'Shishigashira'  grows to be a small or medium sized, branching, upright shrub.
    • up to 3 m (10 ft)/ or up to 1 - 1.5  m (3 - 5 ft) after 10 years
    • 2 m (6 ft)/ or up to 1  m (3 ft) after 10 years
  • Notes: This plant was formerly called Acer palmatum 'Ribesifolium'.

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Mature Size
Shrub - Small (less than 5 ft tall), Shrub - Medium (5 - 10 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy)
Special Features
Autumn Colour, To grow in a pot

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