This is the coral bark Japanese Maple, a plant for all seasons. The characteristic deeply-cut maple like leaves are pale green during summer before turning to soft canary yellow in the autumn contrasting beautifully with the coral-red bark of the branches, these becomes more conspicuous in winter making the coral bark maple a great focal point. Grows slowly to 5 metres.
These are smaller growing deciduous shrubs grown for the outstanding beauty of their leaves and architectural form, they are perfect as focal points in gardens of all sizes, especially next to ponds or in containers. Japanese Maples need a sheltered spot in good soil away from strong winds and scorching early morning sun for best results.