Japanese Maple

My church is considering planting a Japanese Maple in an internal courtyard as part of their 50th anniversary. While Japanese Maple are quite pretty, I was concerned that it was an invasive species (https://www.invasiveplantatlas.org/subject.html?sub=3001). I’ve also found this site that…

Japanese Maple Replacement

I am a long time member of TBG but this is my first garden help request so please let me know if this is not the right route. I had a beautiful mature Japanese Maple that was very much the…

Spots on Japanese Maple

I have spots on my Japanese Maple leaves in addition to some leaves which are withered. I assume the latter is due to not enough water. Please advise me re the cause of the spots and if there is a…

Japanese maple wilting question

Hello, We are located in Guelph, Ontario. Zone 5b. We planted a small, japanese maple tree in our front yard in June of this year (full sun in the morning). The leaves have begun to wilt over the last month.…

red japanese maple leaves drying up branches dying

Hi my 15 year old red Japan Japanese maple seems to be dying some branches were completely dead after last winter and the leaves are drying up, curling up and dying. the nursery gardener advised fertilizer spikes which I did…

Japanese Maple

Our 12 yr old Japanese maple appears to be slowly dying. It did not bloom as normal and the leaves are curling. The past few weeks it began to grow new shoots. Red colour in picture. Please can you help.…

Coral Bark Japanese maple

3 year old maple – 4 feet high – in well drained soil – 5/6 h of sunlight – zone 6A – approx. 1km from Lake Erie shore in Ridgeway – two thirds of crown is well leafed out with…

Japanese Maple Problem

Hi I planted a Japanese Maple about two years ago. Last fall I noticed a few of the top branches lost their leaves. This spring I noticed the problem had spread somewhat. I cut away the dead gray branches and…

Sick Japanese maple

We have a japanese maple that is about 7 years old. It has been very health since we planted it, but this year, for some reason, many of the branches were either leafless or very sparse and is very unhealthy.…

Damaged Trunk on a Japanese Maple

I have a beautiful Japanese maple with a trunk that is split on the north side, perhaps due to winter freeze-thaw. The tree still appears healthy, but I am concerned about this and am wondering if there is anything I…