Acer palmatum 'Red Wood'
Acer palmatum ‘Red Wood’ is an excellent growing, medium size coral bark Japanese maple. ‘Red Wood’ will only reach about 8 feet tall in ten years making it a nice smaller alternative to Acer palmatum ‘Sango kaku’. Acer palmatum ‘Red Wood’ emerges with bright green leaves in the spring that darken in the summer. Fall color is known for bright yellow to golden leaves. ‘Red Wood’ displays bright red bark in the winter that will rival any coral bark Japanese Maple. Acer palmatum ‘Red Wood’ can handle some sun, but it should be protected from the hot afternoon sun in hotter climates.
10 Year Size: Height: 8-10 feet Width: 4-6 feet