Acer palmatum 'Shindeshojo'
More About Acer palmatum 'Shindeshojo'
- New buds open to reveal shrimp-pink coloured foliage
- Foliage colour will eventually fade to mottled green
- By midsummer, the second flush will be light pink
- Fall brings soft rose-pinks and apricot colours
Shindeshojo means, "new hands of a young girl."
Shindeshojo 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 light afternoon shade.