This Beni ubi gohan Acer palmatum Japanese maple is ideal for Bonsai since the grafting scars are minimal and very low. Beni ubi gohan is a small, slow growing red-leafed linearlobum palmatum, perfect for bonsai. Summertime foliage is a pleasing red with scarlet fall color. This maple is 2-3 yrs old, 1 gallon plant. In the landscape, Beni ubi gohan will grow to about 5′ high.
This plant has interesting nebari (visible/surface roots) that would make a perfect bonsai.