A dwarf variety, widely used for bonsai. Bears tiny, rich green, five lobed leaves, each one ovate, elongate and pointed. New leaves emerge light yellow-green with rust coloured margins. Autumn tones are mostly yellow. Leaf colour will be best in partial shade.
A shrubby grower. Good in containers. Fabulous in a rock garden. Upright habit. Takes well to shaping and grooming. Reaches only 2m in height. Sturdy and hardy. Can tolerate some drought. Prefers full sun or partial shade.
Prefers rich soil. Protect from cold winds.