Acer palmatum  'Dissectum Shojo Shidare'

Acer palmatum  'Dissectum Shojo Shidare'

A stunning small specimen tree that is regarded by many as one of the very best weeping maples. A beautiful weeping maple with purple-green foliage. Forms an attractive weeping tree or mound and can develop into a stunning specimen tree, providing colour from spring through until autumn.
Categories: Weeping Maple
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  • Species


  • Variety Type


  • Variety

    Weeping Maple

  • Growth Rate

    Slow to moderate.

  • Foliage

    Soft-foliaged, purple-brown leaf form that turns to green as the season progresses, then to subtle reds, oranges and yellows in autumn giving a wonderful seasonal display.

  • Bark

    Young stems are an attractive purple, aging to grey tinged purple.

  • Climate

    Warm temperate to cool temperate. Prefers a site that is protected from hot winds.

  • Ornamental Fruit

    Rarely formed.

  • Tree Habit

    A mushroom shaped, mounded small tree with strongly weeping branches that give a cascade effect.

  • Tree Size

    Small tree, but eventual size is dependent in part on the height of the 'standard'.

  • Flowers

    Insignificant reddish flowers in early spring. Rarely seen.

  • Pruning

    Young trees will benefit from formative pruning.

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