General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 6-10 feet
Plant Spread: 8-15 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Other: It is noted for its lace-like foliage that emerges deep purple in spring, matures to purple-red by summer and finally turns bright red in fall. Palmate, 7-lobed, purple-red leaves (to 6" long) are deeply cut and dissected. Foliage tends to leaf out early
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Other: Reddish
Flower Time: Other: April
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM

Common names
  • Cutleaf Japanese Maple
  • Japanese Maple
  • Laceleaf Rice-Plant Maple
  • Maple
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Acer palmatum
  • Synonym: Acer palmatum var. dissectum
Also sold as:
  • 'Inaba-Shidare'
  • 'Anaba Shidare'
  • 'Inabe Shidare'
  • 'Holland Select'

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Your Acer palmatum 'Inaba Shidare' by Peggy8b Oct 30, 2019 1:21 AM 3

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