Here's a Japanese Maple that will knock your socks off! A year round color factory, the 'Sango Kaku' Japanese Maple, commonly known as Coral Bark Maple, has bark that turns a bright, coral-red during winter on an upright, vase-shape tree to 15-20 feet in height with a 10-15 foot spread. In spring, lime green new growth emerges that contrasts beautifully with the red branches and twigs. Fall leaves are golden yellow with touches of orange, pink and red.
Acer Palmatum Sango Kaku has beautiful contrasted stem and leaves. Max Height 6m. Max Spread 5m. Prefers to be planted in full sun. ornamental tree with deeply lobed orange-yellow leaves turning a soft yellow in autumn but it is for its attractive coral-red stems in winter that makes this plant so popular. Its twigs and branches give a stunning display turning coral pink - a wonderful addition to a garden in a season when there's usually not much bright colour to be found.