|Top choice among small trees for all-season beauty. Literally hundreds of cultivars available making this a collector's favorite. New foliage emerges red and matures to green or burgundy depending on cultivar. Fall color can range from apricot to firey red. 'Senkaki' or 'Sango-kaku' has coral colored bark. Elegant, horizontal branching habit, makes this plant interesting even during winter months and an excellent choice for night lighting. Thrives in partial shade and moist soil.