Compare the specifications of Acer palmatum 'Sango Kaku' (syn. 'Senkaki') varieties.

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Tree Acer palmatum 'Sango Kaku' (syn. 'Senkaki') Coral Bark Japanese Maple




Description This tree has attractive double serrated leaves with five to nine lobes. They are green in colour during spring and then turn a bright yellow with an orange tinge at autumn. The striking bark turns a brighter red in winter providing colour throughout the year.    
Mature Size 6 x 5m    
Uses An elegant tree which is suited to small gardens as a feature tree. Can be grown in containers. Works well in small, protected areas.    
Position & Soil Likes a part shade or afternoon shade position in organic rich soil. Avoid a location that is unprotected from north or west afternoon sun, or hot winds in summer. Does prefer moist, well drained soils. Leaves may become scorched in hot weather.    
Pot sizes
in production
• 40cm/27L (1.2-1.5m)
• 50cm/52L (1.8-2.2m)
Substitutes Acer palmatum 'Osakazuki'
Cercis canadensis 'Forest Pansy'
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