Acer palmatum 'Winter Flame'
Very similar to 'Sango kaku' but smaller, 'Winter Flame' can vary greatly under different growing conditions. If stressed this little guy hardly grows at all and can be a little finicky. If happy in its environment it can actually grow fairly quick although still a good bit slower than 'Sango kaku'. We find that giving it well drained soil and adequate moisture is the key to happiness for this little maple.
Spring color is lime green becoming darker in summer and then yellow to orange and yellow in fall. Under the right conditions 'Winter Flame' may have the most intense winter bark color of all the coral bark maples.
10 Year Size: Height: 6-8 Feet Width: 4-6 Feet
Spring Color: Green
Summer Color: Green
Fall Color: Yellow
Sun Tolerance: Partial
Planting: Elevated, Well Drained Soil