japanese maple shigarami
Acer Palmatum ‘Shigarami’
Japanese Maple Shigarami has star shape leaves that emerge bright green with light purple lobe tips. Having thick leaves, they handle heat and sun well. The fall colors are deep yellow and orange. Growing to an eventual height of about 10 feet they make an attractive specimen plant.
Height: 10′ – 12′ after 10 years.
Width: 8′ – 10′
Exposure: Full sun to partial shade.
Fall Color: Yellow-orange-red.
Water: Water regularly in well drained soil. Use mulch for moisture retention. Do not let them dry out especially while the tree is being established.
Fertilizer: Use a slow release fertilizer. Be careful not to over-fertilize resulting in burned-out shriveled leaves.
Pruning: Prune lightly to shape, removing crossed and rubbing branches. Excessive pruning, especially in the summer heat, can damage the branches.
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