Before planting, the bed is outlined and cleared of all existing shrubs and sod. These plants are for a huge bed, 30 feet long by 15 feet wide.
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The Japanese name of this tree is Sangokaku which means "coral tower." This species grows to about 15 to18 feet tall and 6 to 8 feet wide. It prefers part sun and performs well in zones 6-8.
Landscape Design Tip: This maple was planted near the steps. Guests will see it every time they approach the house. It's important to choose something with year-round interest when planting in such a prominent spot.
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