Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 12 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 120 days
Germination: sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed
Introducing the Acer palmatum ssp. amoenum 'Ogon Sarasa', also known as the Ogon sarasa Japanese Maple. This stunning tree boasts leaves with a unique brick red color blended over a deep green base. It gives off the illusion that the red color has been delicately brushed on, providing a captivating sight for any garden. Growing to a height of approximately 4 meters, it is not a large cultivar but still makes a significant presence in any landscape.
Plant enthusiasts will be intrigued to know that seeds collected from this cultivar might not produce trees that resemble the mother tree. The result could be even more exciting, with unique individuals arising that are even more captivating than the parent tree. Experts like Vertrees have recognized this plant as truly interesting and extraordinary. Give your garden an unparalleled beauty with this one-of-a-kind tree.