top three maples of all time - just your top three

rushjasonJanuary 6, 2013

Right this is going to be WHICH 3 maples are your all time favourite . You cannot pick more than than THREE PLEASE . Just three you would not part with for anything . so folks what three IS YOUR ALL TIME top three.what three would you keep in your collection .

I will start off
1. SANGU KAKU - CORAL BARk MAPLE
2. SHISIGASHIRA
3 ACONITIFOLIUM

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mmajicmann(5b)

1. ORANGE DREAM
2. FIREGLOW
3. BENI KAWA

so tough to pick top three so i'm picking as if the three came as companions...nice combo of colors with these three!

    Bookmark   January 9, 2013 at 11:12AM
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Cher(6 SW OH)

1 a. p. Fireglow
2 a. p. Crimson Queen
3 a. p. Summer Gold
(although I just got this new graft in the Fall, I am listing it because I wanted a yellow that would take full sun)
Cher

    Bookmark   January 10, 2013 at 6:24AM
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maple_grove_gw

Just three? If you're using this to select plants for your garden, it would help if you narrow it down as to size. But putting that aside for now...

1. A.s. 'Aureum'
2. A.p. 'Yezo nishiki'
3. A.p. 'Mirte'

    Bookmark   January 10, 2013 at 10:30AM
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rushjason

you cannot ever select plants from other people comments as everyone has different tastes with maples . someone might yeso nishiki but this variety may be someones least favourite . size is not an issue here. if you like it and have space dont worry about size. its nice to know of what people go for as their top three . Anyway beside that there has been a similar thread here asking what the famous 5 maples is. i have narrowed down to three . So dont be afraid to name your top three .

    Bookmark   January 10, 2013 at 1:12PM
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zencalc

My three favorites (that I have):
Acontifolium
Baldsmith
Seiryu

hmmm, another list...
the three favorite I don't have;
1) Shishigashira
2) Ukigumo
3) Orangeola

    Bookmark   January 12, 2013 at 2:08AM
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Embothrium(USDA 8 Sunset 5 WA)

Looks like you should have asked for the top three Japanese maples, as that is all anyone is talking about.

    Bookmark   January 12, 2013 at 12:22PM
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njacer(z7 NJ)

I would like to add a few more.

A.palmatum Higasayama
A pictum Usugumo
A longipes Gold Coin

    Bookmark   February 5, 2013 at 11:34AM
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caltex03

So hard to pick only three.

1) Mikawa Yatsubusa
2) Shirazz
3) Shaina

    Bookmark   February 22, 2013 at 12:58AM
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lou_midlothian_tx(z8 DFW, Tx)

A. truncatum 'Fire Dragon'
A. truncatum 'Skinny Dragon'
A. truncatum 'Super Dragon'

    Bookmark   February 23, 2013 at 8:10AM
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