Coral Bark Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum 'Beni Kawa')

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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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Date: 2012-10-23
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Location: Northwest N.J.Date: 2011-10-28Fall Color
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Location: Work areaDate: 2014-09-15
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Japanese Maple recommendation by MiraDee Jun 30, 2018 8:47 AM 9
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