A small grower with multi-branches and twiggy growth. The spring leaves emerge bright carmine-pink, changing to a pink-red, and aging to green over summer. Autumn colours are orange to red. An outstanding dwarf shrub for a sheltered area. Ideal for containers. Acer palmatum ‘Chishio’ (Dwarf Japanese Maple) is a deciduous tree that grows at a moderate rate to reach 2m (H) x 1m (W) in 10 years.