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Acer palmatum Sango Kaku

Coral Bark Japanese Maple

  • »  Coral red winter bark, best color in full sun
  • »  Rounded form
  • »  Drought Tolerant
  • »  Palmate, yellow-green leaves
  • »  Leaves are tinged red in spring and turn apricot and gold in fall
  • »  Strong grower

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Leaves are palmate and yellow-green, tinged with red in spring, turning apricot and gold in fall. Winter bark is coral red and the color intensifies to almost salmon as the weather gets colder. Striking fall foliage color and uniquely colorful winter bark display which is best in full sun. Strong growing especially when young. Provide protection from winter winds.

Attributes
Fall Color
Foliage Color
Multi-Color
Maintenance and Care
Drought Tolerant
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Exposure
Partial Sun
Partial Shade
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Acer palmatum 'Sango Kaku'

Perfect in a morning sun/afternoon shade spot. Feed yearly with an organic fertilizer. Prune in late winter or early spring when plant is dormant to remove weak or crossing branches.