A limiting factor for Japanese Maples in the Southeast is heat tolerance. Home and Garden Landscapes has found that Bloodgood and Coral Bark Japanese Maples handle Southeastern part of the country quite well.
Lace Leaf Maples with some shade perform quite well, too but generally look pretty haggard towards the end of the season with heat and attacks from Japanese Beetles. We offer larger sizes of Japanese Maples trees which will provide instant impact to your garden
Coral Bark Maples
Coral Bark provides a show during the winter months with its bright red branches. In the Fall, its foliage turn bright yellow. This heat tolerant variety is perfect for the hotter areas of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and the Southeast.
Location: Well drained soil in sun or shade
Hardiness: Heat tolerant to to the coastal areas of the Southeast.
With its deep foliage, Bloodgood Maples are a favorite of gardeners from the hotter areas of the Southeast to the colder areas of the Northeast through Long Island.
Location: From full sun to shade. Well drained soil.
Hardiness: Extreme heat tolerant in the coastal regions of the Southeast.