Geisha Gone Wild Japanese maple is a gorgeous pink and green variegated tree. It’s a showstopper in the spring with its brilliant magenta and bright pink leaves. As summer approaches, the colors fade to soft pink and pale greens with hints of jade, cream, gray and purple. Bright yellow green bark adds even more eye-popping interest to […]
When to buy Japanese Maples
Most nurseries and plant specialists will begin selling an assortment of Acer Palmatums as early as May, but that’s not the best time to buy Japanese maples. If you’re not the first customer in the door when the trees are taken off the truck, you’ll very likely miss the best trees. In fact, the super […]
‘Ukigumo’ Japanese Maple
Ukigumo Japanese maple, which fittingly translates to “floating clouds,” reminds me of a Japanese ink landscape painting.
‘Amagi Shigure’ Japanese Maple
Amagi Shigure Japanese Maple Leaves & Bark Amagi Shigure Japanese maple has some of the most intense brick red colors I’ve seen in a tree. The spring colors are eye-popping fuchsia, shifting to deep brick red with dark greenish black veins. Leaves that get more shade take on a pale whitish-pink tone with vibrant green reticulation. Then, […]
‘Mikazuki’ Japanese Maple
Mikazuke Japanese maple is like a pot of simmering strawberry and rhubarb, saturated hues of bright watermelon, fuchsia and candy apple red.