At initial from China and Japan, the Trident maple is not as popular as the Acer Palmatum (the well-known Japanese Maple Bonsai), but with out doubt really suitable for Bonsai functions. Apart from differing development variations the Trident maple can be distinguished by its 3-lobed leaves (as opposed to the 5-lobed leaves of the Acer Palmatum).

Its leaves are (darkish) environmentally ple