Coral Bark Japanese Maple

Acer palmatum 'Sango Kaku'

  • New leaves are light green, tinged with red
  • Leaves are green in the summer and change to yellow-gold in the fall
  • Brilliant coral bark on young branches intensifies in colour in the winter
  • Vase-shaped, upright habit

ZONE:
6

HEIGHT:
6-7 m

SPREAD:
5-6 m

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Growing and Maintenance Tips:


Thrives in a moist, organically rich, well-drained soil. Grows best in dappled shade to maintain its colour. To promote new stem growth with better colour, prune out some of the older branches. Mulch well, but avoid heaping mulch against the stem.

Additional Notes about Coral Bark Japanese Maple:


'Sango Kaku' means "coral tower".

Characteristics & Attributes


GROWTH RATE:
Slow
ATTRIBUTES:
Deciduous
Fall Color
HABIT:
Upright
Oval
FOLIAGE COLOR:
Green
LANDSCAPE USES:
Specimen