Karasugawa Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum ‘Karasugawa’)

Karasugawa Japanese Maple

  • Hot Pink Spring Foliage
  • Fades into Speckled White, Pink, and Green Foliage
  • Beautiful Privacy Shrub
  • Easy to Care for

This is no ordinary Japanese Maple Tree! It is known to put everyone who comes in sight of it into utter shock with its unique beauty!

The Karasugawa Japanese Maple (Acer Palmatum ‘Karasugawa’) has spring leaves that emerge with various colors; starting out as hot pink! Then this Maple tree becomes speckled with a variety of colors – including pink, white, and green! Creating a unique effect!

This plant is known for its immaculate beauty and leaves a lasting impression on your landscaping year-round.

Karasugawa Japanese Maple portrays a rounded shape and is slightly top-heavy. This allows the deciduous tree to be ideal for planting small perennials below the colorful canopy.

You name it, this tree really can do it all. Planting along the border of your property adds a beautiful array of colors making your yard look spectacular throughout the year.

This Maple tree can grow up to 10 feet tall and 10 feet wide, so plant accordingly amongst other trees, giving it plenty of room to spread and show off its beauty.

Morning sun and protective shade in the afternoon are most desired to keep this plant happy and stress-free. A nice 3-4 inch layer of mulch over the root zone is what keeps the moisture uniform and buffers heat and cold.

Karasugawa Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum ‘Karasugawa’) Details

Common name Karasugawa Japanese Maple
Botanical name Acer palmatum 'Karasugawa'
Plant type Deciduous
Hardiness zone 5-7
Growth rate Slow
Height 6 - 8 ft.
Width 5 - 6 ft.
Sunlight Partial Shade
Moisture Medium
Soil condition Well Drained
Pollinator-friendly Yes
Pruning time Late Winter
Flower color Red