Acer palmatum ‘Aka shigitatsu sawa’
Aka shigitatsu sawa
Well drained neutral/acid
A striking variety with maroon new shoots. Unfurling foliage of creamy yellow, veined with green, with an overtone of bronze red. Foliage suffuses green as summer progresses. Autumn colours of purples suffused with oranges and yellows; reticulation staying with the leaf.