Acer palmatum 'O jishi' Lion's Head Japanese Maple

$39.00

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Acer palmatum 'O jishi' Lion's Head Japanese Maple

$39.00

Size

1 Gallon 3 Gallon 7 Gallon 15 Gallon 25 Gallon XL 3 Gallon
Acer palmatum 'O jishi' Lion's Head Japanese Maple

Acer palmatum ‘O jishi’ is one of the famous lions head maples. 'O jishi' is the male lion and 'Meijishi' is the female lion. Shishigashira means lions head, and while this term can be used to describe either cultivar it is generally used to describe 'Meijishi'. The leaves of 'Ojishi' are heavily crinkled but lighter in color and not quite as tightly crinkled as 'Meijishi'. 'O jishi' is also a much slower growing smaller tree. In full sun new growth has a red tinge to the tips of the foliage. Fall color is red and glorious. The leaves appear very crowded on the stem giving the tree a compact and congested look, with the short internodal length making it hard to propagate and contributing to the fact that it is rarely seen in nurseries. 'O jishi' is excellent for containers and makes a wonderful patio tree.

10 Year size:  Height:  4-5  Feet    Width: 3-4 Feet

Spring Color: Green

Summer Color: Green

Fall Color: Orange

Sun Tolerance: Partial

Planting: Elevated, Well Drained Soil

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Tou Chao Vang
Acer Palmatum Ojishi

Had a hard time finding this tree, out of stock everywhere. This tree has cultural and sentimental values and meaning to me. Placed an ISO post on FB and the kind people from MRN responded and sold me one from their out-of-stock stock. Great service, great people!

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Total price: $273.00