A. japonicum Aka Omote
Aka Omote is an exciting maple! Aka Omote's orbicular leaves emerge red and keep the color throughout much of the spring, the leaves then fade to a dark emerald color. Aka omote leaves will often take on various shades of red when exposed to the sun. Young stems are somewhat shiny due to the coating of oils that the plant produces. Fall color is bright oranges and reds. Like many japonicums, Aka Omote is a strong grower. 10' in five years. Sun/part shade.
Acer ‘White Tigress’
The White Tigress maple is considered to be by some the most striking of the snakebark maples. Bright white striations against a bright green bark is truly a sight. White Tigress is a cultivar that is often described as a hybrid, possibly A. davidii x A. tegmentosum. Some consider it the most heat tolerant of the snakebark maples. Hardy and fast-growing to 25 feet. Sun/ part shade.
Acer macrophyllum Rubrum
Acer macrophyllum Rubrum is a cultivar of the Western or Oregon Maple that is native to the Pacific Northwest. This cultivar is rare in cultivation, but worthy of a spot in your landscape. The leaves of A. macrophyllum Rubrum are a deep reddish color when they emerge in the spring. This color holds for several weeks and then the leaves turn to a reddish brown and finally to the typical deep green of the species. The trees that I offer are the brightest and boldest red selected from a large number of seedlings from the parent plant. The parent plant of the trees that I offer is about 30 feet tall and is a spectacular sight in the spring! Hardy and heat tolerant.
Acer conspicuum Red Flamingo
Acer conspicuum Red Flamingo is a variegated snakebark that will be sure to dazzle you throughout the year! Red Flamingo has leaves that emerge rich in pink with deep red young shoots with white-striped bark. The leaves stay streaked in vivid red-pink with white blotches throughout the season. Fall color is rich with oranges and red. Hardy. Medium sized tree to 15 feet. The Red Flamingo can tolerate down to approximately -11° F ( -24° C) - Zone 6.
Acer pensylvanicum Erythrocladum
This fine snakebark was given the Royal Hort Award of Merit in 1976. This small tree merits a place in everyones garden! Brilliant pink and red bark greets the eyes on cold and dark wintery days! Fall color is buttery yellow. Rare in cultivation this slow growing tree will reach 8 feet in 10. Sun / part shade.