Acer palmatum 'Shishio hime'
Size: 24-30 inch
Growth Habit: 2 feet tall x 3 feet wide in 10 years
USDA Zone: 5-9
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: moist, well-drained soils
Comments: Small, palmatum-type leaves unfurl in spring with red edges and tips maturing to a medium green in summer. Fall coloration is a bright yellow to gold. It is a vigorous dwarf and an excellent choice for container culture. Photo taken late October.