31 July 2009

Koto Hime Dwarf Japanese maple


Koto Hime
Japanese Maple
irohamomiji
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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