|The intricately patterned leaves of Japanese Maple, Acer palmatum 'Higasayama'|
I first saw this beautiful Japanese maple tree, Acer palmatum 'Higasayama', in Chanticleer's Asian Woods garden last April. It is a small tree (15' x 12') with year-round interest for the garden.
|Japanese maple tree, Acer palmatum 'Higasayama', with an underplanting of brunnera and hosta in the lush Asian Woods.|
|Japanese maple Acer palmatum 'Higasayama'|
Acer palmatum 'Higasayama' has pink and white tinges to it's spring foliage and red in the autumn.
It prefers moist, organically rich, slightly acidic, well-drained soils. It's name is said to have come from Mount Higasa in Japan.
Hardiness Zone: 5 to 9
Height: 15 to 20 feet
Spread: 12 to 15 feet
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