Acer palmatum 'Komachi-hime'
More About Acer palmatum 'Komachi-hime'
- Dense cultivar, wider than tall
- Small glossy yellow-green leaves are edged in red in the spring
- Five-lobed leaves become dark green for the summer
- Fall colour is a mixture of yellows and oranges
The name means "beautiful little girl" in Japanese.
Komachi-hime Japanese Maple Growing and Maintenance Tips
Best planted in a well-drained soil with high organic matter. Japanese maples are grown as specimen trees or multi-stemmed plants. Any pruning should be done in summer. Mulch well, but avoid heaping mulch against the stem. Most cultivars need full sun or partial shade.