japanese maple winter flame

Acer Palmatum ‘Winter Flame’

Japanese Maple Winter Flame

Like the Sango Kaku, the Japanese Maple Winter flame is also a coral bark variety maple but smaller. It will eventually grow to 10 feet, whereas the Sango grows to about 20 feet. Spring color leaves are lime green maturing to mid green then turning orange red in fall. Its growth habit will feature a broad rounded canopy. Winter Flame is an excellent specimen plant.

Height: 8′ – 10′

Width: 6′ – 8′

Exposure: Full sun to partial shade.

Fall Color: Orange-red.

Water: Water regularly in well drained soil. Use mulch for moisture retention. Do not let them dry out especially while the tree is being established.

Fertilizer: Use a slow release fertilizer. Be careful not to over-fertilize resulting in burned-out shriveled leaves.

Pruning: Prune lightly to shape, removing crossed and rubbing branches. Excessive pruning, especially in the summer heat, can damage the branches.

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