Acer palmatum 'Beni kawa'
Size: 4-5 feet
Common Name: Translation: "red bark."
Growth Habit: large shrub or small tree, 9-feet high in 10 years
USDA Zone: 5-9
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: moist, well-drained soil
Comments: Spectacular bright salmon-red shoots in winter. Deeper and more persistent color on older stems than on the cultivar 'Sango kaku.' Five to seven-lobed green leaves are edged with red. Turns a wonderful golden yellow in the fall.