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Scientific Name: Acer palmatum 'Shishio'
Pronunciation: AY-sur pal-MAY-tum
Common Name: Chishio Japanese maple
Family Name: Sapindaceae
Plant Type: Tree - deciduous
Key ID Features: Small, upright Japanese maple with 7-lobed serrated leaves turning from red (spring) to green (summer) to red (fall).
Course(s): not used (on campus)

Habit: Upright
Form: Round
Mature Size:
Height:2 - 3m
Spread:2 - 3m
Origin: Garden origin
Hardiness Rating: Zone 6: (-23 to -18 C)
Soil/ Growing Medium:
Landscape Uses: Fall interest, Small garden/space, Spring interest
Additional Info: Google
Chishio Japanese maple
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Lobed, Simple
Arrangement: Opposite
Texture/ Venation: Soft flexible
Surfaces: Glabrous
Colour in Summer: Green, Red
Colour in Fall: Red
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Orbicular
Apices: Acute
Bases: Cordate
Margins: Pinnately lobed, Serrate
Additional Info: Spectacular fall colour, most leaves with 7 lobes

Inflorescence Type:
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:5
Corolla Shape:Rotate/stellate
Ovary Position:Superior
Colour (petals): Purple, Red
Flower Time at Peak: Apr

Fruit Type: Samara
Fruit Colour: Red
Fruiting Time:
Bark or Stem Colour:
Organ Modifications: Fibrous-like roots

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