Coral Bark Japanese Maple

Acer palmatum 'Sango-kaku'

We bought this tree to obscure our view into the neighbor’s yard, which at the time – due to renters – had turned into a weedy mess. It’s right outside of a picture window where we have our breakfast table. This tree has something to look at in every season – bright green spring growth, summer texture, fall orange color and red stems in winter. I’m a little nervous about the split in the bark on the backside of the tree on one side. We had another maple in the front yard that died, probably from too many splits at the base of the tree. I’d be really sad if we lost this one!

    • Shade Grade

    Nursery Tag

    Medium growing vase-like deciduous broadleaf tree. Height 15 - 20 feet, spread 6 - 12 feet Hardy to about -10 degrees F. Fall gold with light red.

    Gardener's Log

    05/2013: Bought in a 10-gallon pot. Not completely sure if planted in '12 or '13

    coral bark maple photo

    Photo by Quiltsalad

    coral bark maple photo

    Photo by TexasEagle

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