Acer palmatum 'Shojo'
More About Acer palmatum 'Shojo'
- Upright narrow habit, spreading somewhat with age
- Leaves emerge red in the spring, changing to burgundy in the summer
- Brilliant crimson colour in the fall
- Somewhat more formal and refined compared to 'Bloodgood'
Shojo 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.
Acer palmatum 'Shojo' Characteristics
Soil MoistureMoist to Average
Average to Dry Soils