Hime Shojo Japanese Maple 2-3ft
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Hime Shojo Japanese Maple 2-3ft

Hime Shojo Japanese Maple 2-3ft

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Acer palmatum 'Hime shojo'

A perfect accent in a rock garden or a collectors specimen, Hime Shojo Japanese Maple grows into a five foot tall by four foot thickly branched upright teardrop. Its leaves are red during the spring flush and mature to a deep maroon during summer for the remainder of the year. New growth will continue through summer months giving this maple a special contrast all season. In hot climates, it will like dappled afternoon shade.

Our Japanese Maples are sold in 2 or 3 gallon pots. They are larger and more mature than a typical one gallon specimen. Since all Japanese Maples are generally slow growing, it is advised to choose a more mature plant when installing into your landscape. If you would like a current photo of any specimen, please send us an email.

Hardiness Map
Mature Height: 4'
Mature Width: 3'
Flower Season: Does not flower
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Hardiness Zone: 6 to 9
This plant is suitable for the low temperates below:
Temp (F)
Temp (C)
-10 to 0
-23.3 to -17.8
0 to 10
-17.8 to -12.2
10 to 20
-12.2 to -6.7
20 to 30
-6.7 to -1.1

Japanses Maples are easy to grow in a sunny spot with space to spread out.  A little dappled shade in the afternoon is a good idea in warmer states as the leaves can be stressed in the hottest months of the year.