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Acer palmatum 'Japanese Princess'

Acer palmatum 'Japanese Princess' emerges with bright cream and pink leaves in the Spring that is reticulated with yellow veins. The leaves then age to green into the summer and transform to orange and red in the fall. It has similar ornamental leaf and branch structure to 'Mikawa Yatsubusa' but much smaller. Japanese Princess' is a dwarf shrub that is very slow growing and reaches 2' tall x 2' wide in 10 years. It's small size makes it well suited for an ornamental planter or smaller garden landscape.

Acer palmatum 'Japanese Princess' was discovered as a seedling from 'Mikawa Yatsubusa' by Buchholz Nursery in Oregon, USA.