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A picture of a Japanese Maple 'Deshojo'

Japanese Maple 'Deshojo'

Acer palmatum (Palmatum Group) 'Deshōjō'

Also known as

Deshojo Maple

Photo by CandideUK (All rights reserved)

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H7-H4

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

4m

Max

5m

3m

Min

3m

20 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

Japanese Maple 'Deshojo' Overview

Acer palmatum 'Deshojo' is a small, upright arching tree, with palmately-lobed salmon-pink leaves emerging in the spring, turning mid green in the summer and then bright red in the autumn. This plant belongs to the shojo group of cultivars which means 'red-faced monkey'.

Common problems with Japanese Maple 'Deshojo'

Scale insects and coral spot

How to propagate Japanese Maple 'Deshojo'

Grafting

Seed

Species are propagated by seed.

Layering

Budding

By budding in summer.

Special features of Japanese Maple 'Deshojo'

Attractive leaves

Autumn colour

Other uses of Japanese Maple 'Deshojo'

Grown for its habit and for foliage form and colour. A popular Bonsai plant.