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Shishigashira Japanese Maple Bonsai Tree

Shishigashira, known scientifically as Acer palmatum ‘Shishigashira’, is a captivating cultivar of the Japanese maple tree renowned for its unique appearance and suitability for bonsai cultivation. Its name translates to “lion’s head” in Japanese, inspired by the distinctive shape of its densely clustered, crinkled leaves, which resemble the mane of a lion.

This compact maple variety typically features deep green foliage that turns vibrant shades of yellow, orange, and red during the autumn months, adding a spectacular display of color to any bonsai collection. Its compact growth habit and small stature make it an excellent choice for bonsai enthusiasts.

Placed in full sun, the red leaves will really start to come through, though in midsummer and hotter days, should be given partial shade.

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