Japanese Maple is a species of tree naturally growing in Japan, Korea and China. Many varieties have been bred and extended to many countries around the world.
They are deciduous shrubs or small trees. It grows to 6–10 m, rarely 16 m. It often grows as undergrowth in deciduous forests. It can grow as a multi-strain.
Cultivar "Seiryu" (green dragon) grows in a decomposed umbrella-shaped. It belongs to the dissectum maple shearers. It has green leaves and new increments are pink. in autumn, the leaves turn yellow-orange. It is characterized by faster growth up to a height of about 3 m.
Demands: Protected shaded habitats with sufficiently moist, permeable, humous soil. These varieties do not like the direct all-day sun. Especially in the first years after planting, winter protection against strong frost and in summer against strong sun is recommended. Well attached to withstand frosts up to -20 °.