Acer palmatum ‘Sango kaku’ or coral barked maple is well known for it’s bright orange-red coloured bark on young branches which creates a pleasing winter feature. During summer it has pale green leaves with a pinkish tinge to the margins which in autumn turn a lovely butter yellow.
Hardy and easy to grow ‘Sango kaku’ will happily grow either planted out or in a container. Deservedly popular.
- Position:Full sun to part shade out of cold, drying winds - especially coastal winds.
- Soil:All soils, but avoid waterlogged areas very dry soils will need extra watering.
- Eventual Size:2 to 3 metres, but can be pruned.
- Habit:Deciduous coral stems with bright yellow autumn colouring.