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Acer palmatum 'Sango-kaku'

Common Name(s):
Coral bark Japanese maple
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Coral red winter bark; color intensifies in cold weather to almost salmon; best color in full sun; sometimes mistakenly called "Corallinum".

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Height:
20-25 ft.
Zones:
6-8
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to modest shade; prefers moist, well-drained soil but tolerates a range of soil types including sand and heavy clay; drought tolerant
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Rounded
Width:
15-20 ft.
Growth Rate:
Slow to moderate
Leaf:
Opposite, simple palmate leaves with 7 narrow pointed lobes; yellow gold fall color
Tags:
deciduous, fall foliage, japanese maple, yellow, coral bark, sango kaku, red bark, orange, red, maple, fall colors

NCCES plant id: 1889

Acer palmatum 'Sango-kaku' Acer palmatum 'Sango-kaku' bark
Mark Bolin, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Acer palmatum 'Sango-kaku' Acer palmatum 'Sango-kaku' buds
RASSIL, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Acer palmatum 'Sango-kaku' Acer palmatum 'Sango-kaku' leaves
Scott Ackerman, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Acer palmatum 'Sango-kaku' Acer palmatum 'Sango-kaku' tree
Leonora (Ellie) Enking, CC-BY-SA-2.0