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Acer palmatum 'Sango-kaku (3 - 4 years old, 80 - 100 cm tall)'
Coral Bark Maple

Acer palmatum 'Sango-kaku (3 - 4 years old, 80 - 100 cm tall)'
Acer palmatum 'Sango-kaku (3 - 4 years old, 80 - 100 cm tall)'
Acer palmatum 'Sango-kaku (3 - 4 years old, 80 - 100 cm tall)'
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Description

A sensational maple, Acer palmatum 'Sango-kaku' has bright red winter stems and golden-green leaves in summer which turn a dramatic shades of apricot-yellow in autumn.

One of our favourite maples and an excellent all year round garden plant! After the leaves fall the eye-catching, red and pink, coral coloured bark becomes visible and this lasts all winter until the new leaves emerge in the following spring.

Supplied Size: 3L/4L pots (approx 3 - 4 years old, 80 - 100 cm tall)


  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil. In our experience, the autumn colour will be more vivid when planted on acidic soils.
  • Hardiness: Hardy. Acer palmatum 'Sango-kaku' will grow best when planted in an area sheltered from strong winds.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Acer palmatum 'Sango-kaku' grows to be a large shrub or very small tree with a somewhat upright form once established.
    • Height: up to 6 m (20 ft) / up to 2.5 m (8 ft) after 10 years
    • Spread: 5 m (16 ft) / up to 2 m (6 ft) after 10 years

Plant Video

The 12 - 13 year old Acer palmatum 'Sango-kaku' planted near our office. This video shows the late summer foliage with a slight hint of the dramatic apricot yellow autumn colour to come.



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