The Acer palmatum is better known as the Japanese maple. The Japanese maple is very suitable for bonsai. The species is suitable for all sizes of bonsai. It is an easy strain that grows well. Hundreds of varieties of the Japanese maple can be found with all kinds of different shapes and properties. In the fall, the bright colors of the species are very impressive.
The shape of the tree is broom style.
The Japanese maple is not a difficult tree in terms of care. It is important that the tree is always sufficiently moist. Especially during hot summer days it is important that the tree gets enough water.