Tree/Shrub - Item 021 - Acer shirasawanum Mikado
Retail value: $80
"Mikado" is a newer introduction of Acer Shiraawanum that i more than likely a hybrid with Acer Palmatum. According to Talon Buchholz, who introduced this selction, "Mikado" leafs out as a plum red. As the colour fades, chartreuse come in the centre of this leaf creating a most pleasing colour throughout the hotter part of the year. In Autumn, "Mikado" turn to a bright orange-red. "Mikado" is expected to grow about a foot a year reaching 10 feet in 10 years.