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Japanese Maple 'Shishigashira'

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Heavily curled green leaves give an interesting texture to this compact, shrubby tree and become purple-red with orange-red patterns in fall. Popular for bonsai, as a container subject and in small gardens. Deciduous. Photo credit: Doreen Wynja


  • Full Sun, Partial Sun

  • Moderate

  • Height
    10 - 15 feet

  • Spread
    7—12 feet

Availability: Out of stock



Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

Brand Monrovia
Botanical Name Acer palmatum 'Shishigashira'
Plant Type Trees
Plant Subtype JAPANESE MAPLE
Foliage Color Green
Light Needs Full Sun, Partial Sun
Water Needs Moderate
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones 5 - 8
Height 10 - 15 feet
Spread 7—12 feet
Habit Compact, Round, Round
Special Uses Deer Resistant, Fall Color
Landscape Uses Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise

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