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Green maple tree growing out of red maple tree. Why + any cause for alarm?

Like many nursery trees, yours must have been grafted onto a robust Green-Leaf Japanese Maple tree. Your first clue is "branched right at the lowest part of the trunk." That's the green-leaf ...
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Help! How can I save my acer with drooping / scorched leaves?

It looks like it's drying, to me. There is nothing else you can do but to keep watering it and hope that some part of it is till alive. As long as the soil in the pot is free-draining, you can ...
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Japanese maple Mikawa Yatsubusa - Coping with bad tip pruning?

One thing at a time. Use the eye of an artist to bravely and completely remove any wayward branch that distorts the tree shape. Concentrate on a left-right balance whether symmetrical or not. Here is ...
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Help! How can I save my acer with drooping / scorched leaves?

You've said you're in the UK and that there are no visible roots coming out the bottom of the pot. I think most of what's happened to your tree is down to the weather, specifically, temperature - we ...
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