Coral Bark Maple Trees would be the perfect plant to have in your yard or garden to help bring some color to the dreary winter weather. During the winter months, the leaves are gone, but the bark takes on a coral color, which intensifies the more sun it receives. This tree is great for all seasons. From changing green leaves, to fall colored leaves, and the colored bark. This tree would be an easy plant to plant and care for. It doesn’t need any special treatment. It grows to be an average size that would be suitable for most front yards.
- Coral bark tree is known for its reddish pink bark which is particularly beautiful in winter when the tree is leafless
- While the tree benefits from some shade, it becomes darker and richer in color with more sun exposure
- Coral bark can be cared for in a similar fashion to other Japanese Maple trees
“When planting coral bark Japanese maples, select a site with moist, well-draining soil, light shade to guard against the intense afternoon sun, and protection from high winds that can dry the plant out too quickly.”