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Acer palmatum 'Shojo no mai'

Native range: Koreas, Japan

Known names: 'Amagi shigure' Japanese Maple 

Hardiness: USDA Zones 5

Mature Size: 9' Tall x 8' Wide in 15 years

Light: Best with morning sun and afternoon shade, filtered sun 

Water: Frequent water until established, keep soil moist in pots.

Soil: Fast-draining, holds moisture well but fast-draining. Add extra pumice or pearlite into potting mix. 

Dormancy Period: Winter

Pet-Safe: Yes

Plant Size: 1 gallon, 2 years old.


Acer palmatum 'Amagi shigure' is slow growing but rewards you with bright brick-red reticulated leaves with purple veins. This maple turns reddish orange in autumn. Compared to other red maples, 'Amagi shigure' glows purple!

Acer palmatum 'Amagi shigure' [1gal]

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