Acer shirasawanum 'Johin' Japanese Maple

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A deeply divided leaf with nine long, pointed lobes curling slightly under similar to Trompenberg. Deep red with a pronounced green vein in spring changing to rich brick red through summer with red seeds appearing above the leaf and orange and red fall. Short internodes allow each leaf to lay on top of another creating a beautiful flowing effect. The name means 'Elegant'. Slow growing, needs protection from afternoon sun, excellent for colder climates.


Leaf Shape Deeply-Divided
Growth Habit Upright
Landscape Height 6 ft.
Container Height 4 ft.
Minimum Zone 5
Maximum Zone 9
Spring Color Red, Green
Summer Color Red
Fall Color Red, Orange

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