Slow growing, form of Rocky Mountain maple with smaller form. A relative to the Sugar Maple. Dark green foliage turns intense orange-red in fall. Prefers a moist, well-drained soil. Tolerates cold, drought and alkaline soil. Prune only in summer.
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Red Leaf Japanese Maple
Acer palm. 'Atropurpureum'
Broadly rounded form with finely serrated purple-red, palm-shaped foliage on elegantly layered branches. Crimson-orange fall colour. Perfect as a accent shrub. Prefers a moist, acidic, well-drained soil. Prune in summer to avoid excessive bleeding.
Bloodgood Japanese Maple
Acer palm. 'Bloodgood'
Deeply divided palm-shaped red foliage turns burgundy-red in fall, accented by bright red samaras. Small purple-red blooms. Prefers moist, well-drained soil with some shade preferred. Prune in summer to avoid excessive bleeding. Excellent specimen tree.
Red Dragon Japanese Maple
Acer palm. 'Red Dragon'
Laceleaf, palm-shaped and scarlet foliage matures to red-purple. Cascading branches form an elegant mound. Holds colour better than other A. palmatum through growing season. Protect from extreme heat and cold. Prefers an acidic, moist, well-drained soil.
Coral Bark Japanese Maple
Acer palm. 'Sango Kaku'
Specimen tree with beautiful coral red bark and deeply lobed chartreuse green foliage. Foliage turns golden yellow in Fall and the bark intensifies its red colour in the Winter. Thrives in dappled shade in hot climates. Requires a moist, well-drained soil.
New cutleaf foliage turns dark purple-red, then fiery scarlet in fall. Weeping specimen with cascading branches requires acidic, moist, well-drained soil. Tolerates heat, humidity and rabbit-browse. Foliage may scorch in full sun. Prune only in full leaf.
Crimson King Maple
Acer platanoides 'Crimson King'
Large, dense, oval canopy of dark purple foliage. Lemon yellow blooms on branches as the foliage emerges in spring. Can have a deep red fall colour. Prefers a moist, well-drained soil. Prune in summer, in full leaf, to avoid excessive bleeding.