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I have mature Japanese maple trees in my yard that are extremely fertile. I find dozens, if not hundreds of saplings all over the yard. Some have even grown several feet tall. Is there a way I can properly cultivate these saplings so that I can give them away and maybe even sell them?

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    I wish they would self-seed in the UK! I'm sure you would have no difficulty selling them here, where they are pretty expensive.. – Mancuniensis Jul 24 '11 at 17:01
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The following page has some information on Japanese Maple seedlings and saplings, although it is mainly about seed,grafting, and cuttings:

http://www.soonerplantfarm.com/index.cfm/fuseaction/specials.specDetail/recID/16

We have a similar problem with elms. Although I've left a volunteer to grow, I usually let the lawn mower get the rest, and physically pull them out of plant pots.

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