Acer palmatum 'Sango Kaku'
More About Acer palmatum 'Sango Kaku'
- New leaves are light green, tinged with red
- Leaves are green in the summer and change to yellow-gold in the fall
- Brilliant coral bark on young branches intensifies in colour in the winter
- Vase-shaped, upright habit
'Sango Kaku' means "coral tower".
Coral Bark Japanese Maple Growing and Maintenance Tips
Thrives in a moist, organically rich, well-drained soil. Grows best in dappled shade to maintain its colour. To promote new stem growth with better colour, prune out some of the older branches. Mulch well, but avoid heaping mulch against the stem.
Acer palmatum 'Sango Kaku' Characteristics
Moist to Average
Average to Dry Soils