Shishio hime

'Shishio hime' is one of several small shrubby Japanese maples that have a dense spreading branch habit.  The small leaves and consistent branch pattern give this variety a unique look when compared to most Japanese maples.


Light green with orange edges in spring

Medium green in summer

Orange red in fall


Spreading into a mound but never weeping

Slow growth rate

Approximate mature size:

3 to 5 feet tall

4 to 7 feet wide

Fowler Maples