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Maple of the Month: Acer palmatum ‘Sango kaku’ also known as Coral Bark Maple

Our fresh shipment of Japanese Maples makes it easy to choose from the best form for your new tree. A delightful spring tree, chartreuse new leaves will soon emerge, hardening off to a bright green. Plant in an area protected from the hottest sun of the day. You will find they get sun burnt if exposed to summer heat stress. These display beautiful fall color, that Japanese Maples are famous for. The Coral Bark Japanese Maple’s trademark feature is its dramatic red bark, looking bright during the gray winter months. This tree will be the highlight of your winter garden.

With annual pruning, you can successfully maintain these to remain below 15 feet and 5-10 feet wide.