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new leaves on my maple

new leaves on my maple (acer palmatum sango kaku)

the leaves have just started to open up on my coral bark maple..

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Wow what gorgeous red stems and the leaves stand out wonderfully against the red stems.

4 Apr, 2011


yes it's lovely this tree it has so much going for it, the bark the leaves, autumn the leaves go from green to amber yellow red before falling off. any new growth is vivid bright red.

4 Apr, 2011


Stunning colours !

4 Apr, 2011


Who needs flowers with a display like that.

4 Apr, 2011


Thanks Terra, yes it's in a big ceramic pot that stands by the pond sixpence, i was going to bonsai it a few years ago but i thought it was to nice to keep like that.. :-)

4 Apr, 2011


Yes far to nice to bonsi , bet it looks great in the bronze pot too.

4 Apr, 2011


yes the dark pot brings out the colours :-))

4 Apr, 2011



4 Apr, 2011


Thats a beauty and it shows up so well against the fence, do the stems keep their red all year round?..

4 Apr, 2011


hi lincslass, yes although the older it gets the red is not so bright those branches are 4 years old and are still bright red, but the new growth is bright coral red.

4 Apr, 2011

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