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Buy Acer shirasawanum Full Moon Japanese Maple

Acer shirasawanum is an excellent tree for the shade. It is often billed as the Full Moon Japanese maple. Acer shirasawanum gets this nickname because the medium sized to large rounded leaves provide a unique display that resemble a Full Moon. Acer shirasawanum is extremely closely related to Acer japonicum. Until modern times, Acer shirasawanum was actually considered to be the same species as Acer japonicum. Acer shirasawanum selections are often slow growing, making them ideal for container planting at a young age. Typically it is good to give Acer shirasawanum protection from the hot afternoon sun for the best vigor of the small tree. Like Acer japonicum, the fall colors of Acer shirasawanum are known to be amazing.

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