Name: Acer palmatum dissectum 'Goshiki shidare'
Common Name: 'Goshiki shidare' Jap. lace-leaf maple
Growth Habit: cascading form reaching 4-feet high
USDA Zone: 5-8
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Leaf Desc: 1.5 to 2.5-inches long, sometimes larger
Growing Conditions: humus-rich, well-drained soil
Comments: 'Goshiki shidare' offers a great variety of leaf color and form. Leaves in the sun are brown-red with cream and pink variegation, while those in the shade are green with variegated pink and cream. Fall colors feature yellows and oranges. Some leaves will curl or twist, while the branches form a cascading habit. Wonderful!
Plant Size: 21-24 inch head