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Acer palmatum ‘Sango Kaku’

For sale by Bluebell Nursery

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

One of our favourite maples with interest all year round. 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 containers (30 - 40 cm tall)

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Acer palmatum ‘Sango Kaku’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Acer palmatum ‘Sango Kaku’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Acer palmatum ‘Sango Kaku’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres
£22.95

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Plant Finder: about Acer palmatum ‘Sango Kaku’

Common names

Coral bark maple, Acer palmatum 'Senkaki'

Description

Acer palmatum ‘Sango Kaku’ (Coral bark maple). This is a shrub or small tree which grows up to 6 meters in height. It has striking pink-red young branches. Leaves emerge yellow pink, turning green in the summer and then to yellow in autumn.

Cultivation

It will prefer warmer climates than most other maples. It will need shade and shelter or the leaves may shrivel.

Interest and use

Grown for all year round ornamental interest.

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Acer palmatum ‘Sango Kaku’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Sandy, Loamy, Chalky
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterMoist

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