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A picture of a Japanese Maple 'Aka Shiigitatsu'

Japanese Maple 'Aka Shiigitatsu'

Acer palmatum (Matsumurae Group) 'Aka Shigitatsu'

Also known as

Aka Shigitatsu-sawa

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Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

3.5m

Max

4m

3m

Min

3m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Japanese Maple 'Aka Shiigitatsu' Overview

This variety of Japanese Acer is a deciduous, low-growing shrub. It has palmately lobed light green leaves with darker green veins which are flushed with pale pink. Foliage turns red in the autumn. Leaf stems are a contrasting deep red.

Common problems with Japanese Maple 'Aka Shiigitatsu'

How to propagate Japanese Maple 'Aka Shiigitatsu'

Budding

Grafting or budding.

Grafting

Other uses of Japanese Maple 'Aka Shiigitatsu'

Grown for its habit and foliage interest