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Acer palmatum 'Shigitatsu Sawa'

Acer palmatum 'Shigitatsu Sawa' is a deciduous tree that is known for it's stunning reticulated leaves. Spring growth brandishes cream colored leaves with prominent dark green veins. The leaves then age to darker greens throughout summer before becoming red in Autumn. 'Shigitatsu Sawa' is a slow grower reaching 5' tall x 4' wide in 10 years. Leaves are sensitive to hot afternoon sun and protection is preferred. A beautiful choice for spring interest leaves. Always a 'wow' factor Japanese maple here at our nursery. Due to its larger mature height, it is better suited for a larger garden landscape.