Fall is one of the most beautiful and colorful seasons. It is a time for leaf maturity, but the death of the foliage is presaged by a gloriously painted landscape for several months. Many of the most colorful leaves are on the trees that turn red in autumn. Red colored tree leaves provide a startling contrast to many of the more common colors in nature.
Japanese maple trees are prized for their delicate foliage throughout the growing season, including during fall foliage season. Below, we will explore primarily kinds known for the red color that they display in autumn. But an example will also be furnished of a cultivar with green leaves that are deeply cut, of kinds with golden leaves, as well as of an interesting type with tricolored foliage.