Acer palmatum 'Japanese Princess'
Native range: Koreas, Japan
Known names: 'Japanese Princess' Japanese Maple
Hardiness: USDA Zone 6
Mature Size: 3' Tall x 3' Wide in 10 years (DWARF)
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
Plant Size: 4" pot, ~5" Tall , grafted, SMALL PLANT
Acer palmatum 'Japanese Princess" is an ultra dwarf Japanese maple. This means that it is also very slow growing but this also means that you can have this fantastic maple for your containers! This maple was a seedling from the famous 'Mikawa Yatsuba' and brings with it the famous dense, stacked, overlapping leaves. Leaves emerges pink, then turns speckled pink and white, then turns pale green then orange THEN crimson in autumn.