31 July 2009

Koto Hime Dwarf Japanese maple

Koto Hime
Japanese Maple
Japanese Mountain Maple
Acer palmatum ‘Koto Hime’
"little harp" maple
Koto Hime

The very small leaves are palmate, resemble a human hand.
New leaves are red, with a little green at the centers, then become light green.
'Hime' means literally 'Princess' but here indicates a dwarf.

Plant Hardiness Zones 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a

This maple becomes 36-48" tall when grown as a garden tree.



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