Shin hikasa is an amazing dwarf maple with a dense upright form. Tiny pointed green leaves are variegated with pink. Some leaves are entirely pink - especially in the Spring. Foliage loses it's pink and becomes variegated in mid-season. Foliage turns mostly yellow in fall. Very cool. Prefers sun/partial shade in well-drained soil. Can be tough to grow. 3' tall x 2' wide in 10 years.