Olsens Frosted Strawberry
$46.99 – $134.99
Acer palmatum Olsens Frosted Strawberry is a great Acer palmatum cultivar discovered as a seedling from a Aka shigitatsu sawa plant by Harry Olsen. This exciting cultivar is sure to attract attention in your landscape. Leaves emerge with strawberry cream colors and then change into a lovely variegate. Growth habits appear to be similar to Aka shigitatsu saw – that is – Semi slow growing and weeping in habit.
Olsen’s Frosted Strawberry will reach about 6 feet in 10 years. This variety seems to hold the heat and tolerate sun well. The leaves are more narrow lobed than Aka shigitatsu sawa. Fall colors are a wonderful yellow – orange to red. Sun / part shade in extreme hot climates. Does best in zones 5-9.