Pacific Coast Maples specializes in Japanese maples that do well in hot climates. Of the more than 400 species of Japanese maples we only carry 25 species of what we consider to be the very best Japanese maples in the world today. Our number one criteria for selecting our 25 species was heat tolerance followed by color, structure, strength, cold tolerance, and overall beauty. Every one of our maples are have superior genetics when it comes to heat resistance. With that said please remember that although many Japanese maples do well in full Sun, it is strongly recommended that you place your tree in a location (See FAQ's- Where Should I Plant My Japanese Maple Tree)where the tree will receive morning Sun and afternoon shade. Some of our heat resistant Japanese maples also perform well in colder climates (See FAQ's- Which Japanese Maples Do Well In Colder Climates)
Although all of our Japanese maples are heat resistant the Japanese maples listed below (In Order- #1 being the most heat tolerant) are what we consider to be the most heat resistant in the following categories: Palmates, Lace-Leaf Dissectums, Dwarfs, and Miscellaneous Varieties.