Shishigashira Japanese Maple

Acer palmatum 'Shishigashira'

 

Height: 15'

Width: 10'

Shape: Rounded

Exposure: Part sun

Foliage: Green

Fall Foliage: Scarlet

Fruit: Small samara

Zone: 5-8

 

Meaning ‘Lion’s Head,’ this maple features unique curled leaves, a highly layered look and bright scarlet fall foliage. It also features small, reddish-purple flowers in spring, followed by samaras in late summer-fall.