Acer palmatum 'Shaina'

Shaina Dwarf Japanese Maple


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New popular dwarf form of Japanese maple with bright red-purple foliage on a dense, low shrub. New growth emerges bright red changes to deep purple-red and keeps that color through the season. Fall color is scarlet red. Young plants will grow quite vigorously but slow down with age. Habit is a dense and rounded with foliage clustered at branch tips. Leaves are minature compared to regular palmatum types. Popular for container culture or rock gardens.

Reputed to be a branch sport or "witches broom" of 'Bloodgood'. Very suceptible to various fungal diseases, especially pseudmonus types. If growing in a container, keep covered from winter rains for disease control.

Zone: 5 - 8
Exposure: Sun Partial Shade
Shape: Dwarf
Height x Width: 5' x 4' 
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Attributes: Fall Color
Foliage & Bloom Colors
Foliage Color: Red/Purple
Fall Color: Red

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