General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 12-15ft
Plant Spread: 12-15ft
Leaves: Good fall color
Deciduous
Other: Most noted for its coral red trunk and stems. Palmate leaves emerge soft green in spring, but turn an attractive golden yellow in fall.
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Other: Reddish
Flower Time: Other: April
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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Common names
  • Coral Bark Japanese Maple
  • Maple
  • Japanese Maple

Photo Gallery
Location: Houston area
Date: 2019-03-15
early spring bloom inflo

Date: 2012-10-23
Photo by NJBob
Photo by TennesseeDave
Location: Northwest N.J.
Date: 2011-10-28
Fall Color
Photo by NJBob

Date: 2012-10-23

Date: 2012-10-23
Location: Work area
Date: 2014-09-15
Location: Work area
Date: 2014-09-15
Location: Work area
Date: 2014-09-15
Location: My backyard.
Date: 2014-08-05
Location: My backyard.
Date: 2014-05-05
My tree is a bit over grown so it started to weep.
Location: My backyard.
Date: 2014-08-05
Location: redding ca 
Date: 2017-04-12
coral bark Japanese maple
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Looks like by Oberon46 Feb 21, 2015 9:53 AM 2

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