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Acer palmatum 'Hime shojo' Dwarf Red Japanese Maple

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Original price $45.00 - Original price $80.00
Original price
$45.00 - $80.00
Current price $45.00
Selected Size: 1 gallon


Zones 5-9

This new dwarf introduction from Japan is extremely compact. Small and multi-stemmed, the form of 'Hime shojo' is dense and full. This small leaf matsumurae emerges as a bright red in the early spring and then turns to a deeper red as the season progresses. In full sun, 'Hime shojo' will retain its red color very well, even in more shaded areas. During the fall, the foliage turns to an even darker shade of maroon.

This tree is an excellent choice to add bright color in small spaces. Miniature in stature, Acer palmatum 'Hime shojo' makes a great patio planter or even a dramatic small leafed red bonsai. This hard to find cultivar is highly sought after world wide. Unique in its size and color, this rare Japanese maple only grows 4 ft high by 5 ft wide in fifteen years making it truly special.

'Hime' means that the tree has smaller leaves, while 'shojo' describes its deep maroon summer color.

More information can be found on 'Hime shojo' in Book for Maples: Wild Maples of Japan and Maple Cultivars by Masayaoshi Yano.

Don't miss out on this chance to add a truly exceptional red dwarf to your collection.

Limited Quantities Available !! As we have over a thousand cultivars of Japanese maples, we often do not have many of each cultivar. We recommend that you buy the Japanese maples you want immediately as we often sell out of certain selections.

Customer Reviews

Based on 4 reviews
Jeffrey Twait

Shipping was fast. Plants were well packaged and in great condition.

angela in texas

I purchased this one last year in 2023. This is the only one that stayed red all year!!! I was not disappointed.

This one ain't so dainty

This one ain't so dainty nor is that the image I want to convey. Hime Shojo is mighty in SPIRIT! The way this tree grows is a lot stronger than one might first visualize. It has a grandeur all of it's own. It demands audience. I can not just pass it in my garden. And when I contemplate the complexity I realize there is vast enormity hidden in the minute detail. You need this one in your garden!

Extremely satisfied with product

The plant was well packaged and shipped quickly came in great condition