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*Acer palmatum* - a woody plant native to East Asia.

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Acer Palmatum Dissectum Trunk Problem

New here and hoping for some help with my Acer. See the pic in the following link: https://www.dropbox.com/s/zjqzjf7ts55t9gc/Acer_Palm_Dissectum.JPG?dl=0 Some kind of creatures are living randomly ...
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Japaneses maple

I have a big beautiful Japanese maple by my deck which gives us shade but the seeds helicopter looking seeds are falling all over my deck and table which I sweep up all the time. When do the seeds ...
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What can I do for Newly Potted Jap. Maples Have Leaves Drying up After One Day in the Sun?

I just planted six volunteer Japaneses maples. I did throw a couple rocks in the bottom, but not many. The spoil was a potting mixture that has been sitting in a healthy spot (worms and looks very ...
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what are these white hard 'bubble' spots on the branches of my 18+ year old Weeping Japanese Maple?

What are these hard white 'bubbles' on the branches of my 18+ year old Weeping Japanese Maple tree??
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Is there a problem with my Japanese Maple shrub?

We live in Vienna, Austria, very near the Danube. We planted this Japanese Maple in the first year after moving in the spring of 2013. It has been slow but steady growing, improving a bit every year. ...
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Shaina Japanese Maple hit by a falling fence-two branches cut off-can I use them to propagate the tree

We had strong winds here in Toronto and a fence segment fell over my tree. You can see in the picture the damage. The poor tree is like cursed, over the winter we covered the tree in burlap and ...
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Maple plant that will not turn green?

I live in Ireland. I bought an Acer plant "deshojo" ,few years back . Now I have two issues with this plant. One is that it will give that nice pink/red color only for few months (April -june). The ...
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Japanese Maple Prognosis?

When I bought my current house 2 years ago I inherited a beautiful mature 8' tall Japanese Maple (probably planted soon after the house was built in 1972). From outward appearances it seems to be ...
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Can a Japanese Maple Tree be Tapped for Sap to be Used in Syrup?

I have a large Japanese Maple tree (about twenty feet tall) in my yard and am wondering if it can be tapped for sap to be made into syrup. Is this possible or would it just be a waste or taste bad? ...
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How to propagate japanese maple from this street (mutant?) specimen?

There is a neatly pruned japanese maple in a public area close to my work: We had warmer than usual weather last several weeks, and new growth appeared: It is hard to believe, but this new branch ...
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Caring for a Japanese Maple

I have a Japanese Maple tree that we planted 6 years back. It is on the east side of the lot and gets morning and afternoon sunlight. I have not done much to care for it and it has not grown in size ...
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What is wrong with this Shaina Japanese Maple

This tree used to be red when I bought it. Like my other Japanese maple (Coral bark) it lost its original color. I understood that this might be either because of the stress induced by replanting the ...
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Japanese Maple: Overwatering or Underwatering?

Uh oh -- Problem with my Japanese Maple! See leaf pics below. I planted it spring 2016, so it's been in the ground over a year. We have heavy clay soil. The soil wasn't super amended when I planted ...
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Ants digging next to the root of my newly planted Japanese maple

Damn It has been raining here every day and I have not had a look at my Coral Bark Japanese maple in a while Today I had a look and I noticed ants digging their nest/galleries around the tree, some ...
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Shaina japanese maple flanked by 2 coral bark jm: how much room aroud?

This is a sequel of Coral bark Japanese Maple -where to plant it to avoid cold winter wind and hot summer sun damage I have opted for the design shown in the below picture. I am decided to buy the ...
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Care of and shaping of an Acer Palmatum where many branches seem dead

A friend transplanted an acer (about six feet tall, I guess a Palmatum) a year or two ago. Most of the branches now seem dead, but there is one, growing out sideways, with vigorous leaf growth. I have ...
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What is the purpose of supporting the tree this way?

I just came across this picture on Houzz: Is it to straighten the tree ?
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Coral bark Japanese Maple -where to plant it to avoid cold winter wind and hot summer sun damage

I just bought a nice Coral Bark Japanese Maple and I am trying to determine where to plant it in my backyard Here is the layout of my backyard, just read below the picture the constrains that I have ...
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Coral Bark Japanese Maple in Toronto

I just bought this for $130 from a nursery (reduced because it was the last year stock) This year's stock had greenish colors for bark an the leaves totally green. It is almost 9' long (the longest ...
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Does the blue Japanese maple tree exist?

In my search of different kinds of bonsai trees, I have come across various websites selling blue Japanese maple seeds, usually with an image attached (most likely photo-shopped). I personally don't ...
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Japanese Maple Care after years of neglect

Location is Portland, OR area. My new (to me; built 1972) house came with a 10 ft tall Japanese Maple in the front yard. I don't know when the tree was planted but it has suffered through the years ...
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Japanese Maple shrub dying

My husband and I purchased a home in Sterling, VA (zone 6b) about 4 years ago. There are two Japanese Maple shrubs out front. Since we've purchased the house, one of them comes back less and less ...
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Has my Japanese Maple completely died?

I moved my Japanese Maple tree from a pot and planted it in my garden over a year ago. Since the leaves shriveled and died the tree seems to also have dried out and is not producing new buds, has it ...
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What is the difference between a Red Japanese Maple and a 'Bloodgood' Japanese Maple?

I'm wondering about the difference between a Red Japanese Maple and a Bloodgood Japanese Maple. One source says Bloodgood's a deeper red than the seed grown variety. Another said something similar. A ...
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dying leaves on Japanese maple: water damage, drought, or disease?

we had this Japanese maple placed last year by our landscaper, and it did well. this year it seemed to be doing well, but we just noticed these scattered branches with a bunch of curled leaves, and ...
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Does a Japanese maple require special care when a post-hole is dug in the root system?

I need to put a post down to support a carport. The post would be embedded in a concrete block approx. 60cm x 60cm. This is 3 metres from the trunk of a Japanese Maple about 5 metres tall. Is there a ...
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Why is my new Acer tree dying?

I recently bought a small red Acer and moved it into a more permanent pot. It's about 2 1/2 feet tall and since I've moved it, the leaves have started to brown and shrivel like a dead leaf would in ...
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How would I go about grafting Japanese Maples?

I would like to plant a nice weeping Japanese Maple in my yard, but the nice ones at the nursery are quite expensive. Some friends have exactly the type of Japanese Maple that I would like in my yard....
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How are Japanese Maple Trees cultivated?

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 ...
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How do I prevent the seeds on my Japanese Maple from falling off?

I have a 6 ft tall 'Bloodgood' Japanese Maple in my yard. It gets a lot of afternoon Californian sun, but the leaves are a nice color and are healthy. I wanted to collect some seeds this fall (to try ...