WHAT: Acer palmatum ‘Maho’ is a Japanese maple exhibiting the most unusual of color variations in the spring. The newly opened leaves are a mixture of cameo pink tips to a pale ochre.
SUN OR SHADE: Part shade is preferable.
SIZE: The small stature of this tree makes it a fine specimen for a large pot.
SEE IT: At the Evergreen Arboretum &Gardens in the Japanese Maple Grove; 145 Alverson Blvd., Everett; for more information see www.evergreenarboretum.com; 425-257-8597.
Sandra Schumacher, Evergreen Arboretum &Gardens