Does Not Ship To AZ Japanese Maples are the elite plants of the garden — their intense beauty and charm increases with every passing year and venerable old specimens are irreplaceable and very valuable features in the best mature gardens. There are literally hundreds of different varieties of Maples, but the Coral Japanese Maple stands out for its exceptional beauty, especially in winter when the luminous coral-pink of the twigs lifts the gloomiest day and brings beauty to the sleeping garden. This tree is also one of the faster growing Japanese Maples, so it will not be too long before your Coral Japanese Maple is a substantial plant of beauty in your garden. People tend to think they need a Japanese-style garden to grow Japanese Maples, but this is not true. Their graceful beauty fits well into any style of garden and they are wonderful additions to a shady garden to accompany azaleas , hydrangeas and rhododendrons. Using Coral Japanese Maples on Your Property The Coral Japanese Maple makes a lovely lawn specimen in a small garden, it blends well into beds along the edge of wooded areas and it is also magnificent in a suitable large pot as a patio or terrace specimen.
Great Japanese Maples with Striking Coral Bark Acer palmatum Native to Japan, Korea and China, Japanese Maples Acer palmatum include a rich variety of deciduous shrubs or small trees with graceful habits, elegantly cut leaves and extraordinarily colorful foliage, particularly in spring or fall when the leaves warm up to dazzling shades of golden-yellow, red-purple and bronze, before shedding to the ground. As they fall, they expose the bright, coral red bark on young twigs and branches of some Japanese Maple cultivars, adding a much needed splash of color in the winter landscape. A must for those who appreciate winter bark interest! Here is a list of Acers that will help you create beautiful winter scenes and let you enjoy the winter season in a beautiful new way.
Garden locations Culture Easily grown in moist, organically rich, slightly acidic, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Grows well in sandy loams. May be grown in full sun in the northern parts of its growing range, but prefers some part afternoon shade in the southern parts including St. Louis of its growing range.