Acer palmatum Group: Green


Each leaf has several lobes that all originate from one point looking like an open hand with outstretched fingers. Its an upright, compact, slow-growing form. Five to seven lobed, crinkled, bright green leaves that grow in tufts along the stems. Foliage on young trees may appear sparse. Foliage turns shades of gold and crimson in fall. Small red-purple flowers in spring are somewhat attractive on close inspection, but are not showy from a distance. Flowers are followed by samaras that ripen in late summer to fall. 


Height: 3 - 4.6 metres