Heavily curled green leaves give an interesting texture to this compact, shrubby tree. Foliage becomes purple-red with orange-red patterns in fall, is most intense in full sun, and is less likely to sunburn than other varieties. Popular for bonsai, as a container specimen, and in small gardens. Highly sculptural form improves with age. Deciduous.
Shishigashira is a very desirable Acer palamtum for small gardens , container culture and bonsai. Shishigashira is a slow growing upright palmatum that has thick bunched-up, curled greed leaves that give it a unique appearance. The leafstalks are short and stiff. Shishigashira name means lions head, referring to the shape of the leaf bunches.
'Shishigashira' is also unique in that it can grow up to 15 feet tall yet it is one of the best bonsai trees in the world. This unique cultivar always attracts attention.
Acer palmatum Shishigashira is an old cultivar in the palmatum category. A medium sized tree with a most unusual characteristic - the leaves are small and crinkled around upright branches. In Japanese the name translates to Lion's Head' or Lion's Mane based upon a mythical lion in Japanese drama because of its shape and growth habit.
My shishigashira has had its roots washed, it's been repotted into a much deeper pot, trunk scrubbed and watered with super thrive- all ready for this year. I've got no buds on the trunk yet, but fingers crossed! The canopy is starting to swell - the leading shoot has just burst and the first leaves will soon be out.
'Shishigashira' is also unique in that it can grow up to 15 feet tall yet it is one of the best bonsai trees in the world. This unique cultivar always attracts attention. It has been in cultivation and published in Japanese literature books since the 1880's. The name 'Shishigashira' means "Lion's Head" or "Lion's Mane."
DESCRIPTION Japanese maples are synonymous with the bonsai culture. Unfortunately many of the varieties are really difficult to maintain at their peak in different parts of South Africa due to environmental factors. However this maple is hardy and you will not be saddened by leaf burn. What makes the 'shishigashira' ma
Bonsai is the art of cultivating and training trees to be miniature examples of their full-sized counterparts. The leaves of this particular Maple are palmately lobed, meaning the lobes of the leaf spread outwards from a single point, similar to how the fingers on your hand spread. ... Caring For Your Shishigashira Lions Head Japanese Maple ...
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Heavily curled green leaves give an interesting texture to this compact, shrubby tree. Foliage becomes purple-red with orange-red patterns in fall, is most intense in full sun, and is less likely to sunburn than other varieties. Popular for bonsai, as a c