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…

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…

New Garden Next Door to a Black Walnut

I have recently installed a new garden in my backyard. My next door neighbour has a mature black walnut tree and I am concerned about a red cut leaf Japanese maple I have planted about 25 feet away from it.…

Lace Leaf Japanese Maple – Brown leaves

I have a well established(10+ years) green lacy Japanese maple that is 4 feet tall and 5 feet wide in my well protected backyard. It was planted in full shade and has begun getting a little more light in the…