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A picture of a Japanese Maple 'Kinshi'

Japanese Maple 'Kinshi'

Acer palmatum (Linearilobum Group) 'Kinshi'

Photo by CandideUK (All rights reserved)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

3.65m

Max

1.8m

1.8m

Min

1.5m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Japanese Maple 'Kinshi' Overview

Acer palmatum 'Kinshi' is plant is similar to 'Koto no ito' but more vigorous and turns a bright golden orange in autumn, which is suggested by the name, which translates as 'with golden threads'. Light green leaves with long tapering, slightly serrated lobes about 7-10 cm long hang on weeping branches.

Common problems with Japanese Maple 'Kinshi'

How to propagate Japanese Maple 'Kinshi'

Grafting

Grafting.

Other uses of Japanese Maple 'Kinshi'

Grown for its habit and for foliage interest.