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A picture of a  Japanese Maple 'Beni Shidare'

Japanese Maple 'Beni Shidare'

Acer palmatum 'Beni Shidare'

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Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

4.5m

Max

6m

3m

Min

4m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Japanese Maple 'Beni Shidare' Overview

Acer palmatum 'Beni Shidare' has a weeping form, with deeply incised leaves with long lobes, giving a spidery appearance. Foliage starts deep burgundy and turns bronze, then dark green in the summer before turning a bright red in the autumn. The name means 'red cascading'.

Common problems with Japanese Maple 'Beni Shidare'

How to propagate Japanese Maple 'Beni Shidare'

Seed

Species are propagated by seed.

Grafting

By grafting or simple layering in late winter or early spring.

Layering

Budding

By budding in summer.

Other uses of Japanese Maple 'Beni Shidare'

Grown for its weeping habit and foliage interest.