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Common name for Acer trees, famous for syrup produced from their sap.

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What kind of maple is this?

The zone is 8a, Central Europe. The photo is taken mid-May. The back side is little purplish: Helicopters:
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Why are my Acer seedlings drying up and dying?

I’ve grown lots of little Acer seedlings from seed I picked last autumn and germinated early this year after 100 days in the fridge. I was very excited about the success of the seeds but now at a good ...
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Brilliant red maple tree

I Just move to the Southern Sweden and I’m looking for a maple tree all year red, especially brilliant red that resists up to -20C. I have one beni-maiko but it is only brilliant red in early spring ...
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Where and When to Prune Damaged Young Tree

I foolishly removed a protective cage around a young tree in my yard over the winter and a buck girdled it. My understanding is the portion above the girdle needs to be removed for the tree to recover ...
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What is this on my Crimson King Maple leaves that are drying up with sticky film on leaves

A week ago only some of the leaves on the Crimson King Maple became dried and some of the other leaves have a waxy or slimy film that is on them. The leaves are sticky looking with a film on the ...
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White web or fungus like sutff under sugar maple tree bark - peeling bark

I started to notice some white web or soft fungus type stuff around crevasses of my maple tree's trunk bark. I didnt make much of it until I clipped off some of the bark, there was more of it, and ...
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Can an large acer survive being cut right back

I have just been given an acer, the only problem being it was a very large acer in a pot, it has been cut right down to about 6 inches from the ground, the root are good, will it survive?
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Spanish moss on maple

It looks like our maple tree is having problems where the spanish moss is. Is there anything that I can do?
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Is Acer Palmatum Diecious, Monoecious, or another variety of ecious?

I am compiling information about plants in my garden, and studying botany for interest, and was wondering if anyone knows whether Acer Palmatum (and more broadly Acers in general) are monoecious, ...
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Acer leaves turning brown

I recently bought a Japanese jewel green acer and live in the north east of Scotland. Having planted it a week ago it now has brown leaves developing, mainly on the top of the plant. I have attached ...
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What's wrong with my Acer Orange Dream

Leaves have totally wilted on two stems. The rest look fine. The bark looks strange in the image. Is this a problem?
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Autumn Blaze maple looks terrible, could it be overwatered, underwatered, or a separate issue

My autumn blaze maples, planted about a month ago, got exposed to massive rainstorms right after planting. We’ve been trying to compensate, but can’t determine if they are overwatered, underwatered, ...
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Osakazuki maple propagation

I have this maple and wondering if I can propagate easily from it. How good are this maples at air layers and rooting hardwood/softwood cuttings? Generally speaking, would these species yield better ...
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Immediately browned leaves on coral bark maple

Four months ago I transplanted two young maple trees, a coral bark and a Japanese, from nursery pots to larger pots. I went on vacation and the automatic irrigation did not trigger. Both scorched, ...
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My acer is sick and it’s getting worse

My acer branches are starting to die back and the leaves are falling off . It’s in a sheltered corner and it doesn’t get the full sun . I planted it in ericaceous soil and water it once a week but ...
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My acer tree looks unhealthy/is dying - Pls help!

I have a beautiful Acer tree which was re-potted about 2 years ago. The only reason me and my dad re-potted it was because the existing pot was in its last days. There was no bottom anymore and the ...
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What should I do with two potted Silver Maples that are about a year and a half old?

We sold our home last July and we had two beautiful Silver Maples in the yard and early in the spring of 2022 I took two seeds and planted them in separate buckets. They sprouted through the summer ...
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Acer seems to be dying

We have had our Acer planted in the garden for about 10 years. This year it lost leaves and only one branch has come back. What is wrong with it.
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Have I ruined my Japanese maple by over-pruning?

I pruned the dead bits off my Bihou Acer two weeks ago. Now there are no leaves and the stems are going black. Have I wrecked it?
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