Acer palmatum 'Shaina'
Common name: 
Shaina Japanese Maple
Pronunciation: 
A-ser pal-MAY-tum
Family: 
Aceraceae
Genus: 
Synonyms: 
A. p. var. atropurpureum ‘Shaina’
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Deciduous shrub or very small tree, dwarf, to about 6 ft (~2 m) tall, upright, dense.  Leaves simple, opposite, deeply divided, at first bright red than dark maroon-red.
  • Sun to part shade, well-drained soil.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 6      Found and named by William Schwartz, Green Mansions Nursery, Pennsylvania in the late 1960s,  A mutant of A. palmatum var. atropurpureum (van Gelderen and van Geldern, 1999).  Some say it was a sport of ‘Bloodgood’    
  • Oregon State Univ., North Willamette Research and Extension Center, Aurora.
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