Acer palmatum ‘Caroline’

Acer palmatum 'Caroline'

 Acer palmatum ‘Caroline’ found and introduced by Dick van der Maat Japanese maple nursery

Acer palmatum ‘Caroline’ is  an upright, but spreading round-headed small tree, it will grow rather fast as a young plant.

The young emerging leaves are a light green with whitish pink-tinged variegation,

the colours gradually darkening to a dark grey-green with bright pink variegation in patches of varying sizes.

The leaf margins have very conspicuous uneven toothing.

It is one of the few variegates which trives in full sun.