Ukon Acer Palmatum ‘Shania’ Japense Maples Height & Sun Req’t

My gardner has purchased 2 of these maples for my front facing house (south exposure) Google search websites https://www.gardenia.net/plant/acer-palmatum-shaina-japanese-maple states: 1) This Maple is max 4-6 ft however my gardner is telling me that it will grow taller as it…

Coral Bark Japanese Maple

Location Toronto, Etobicoke, north, away from the lake. Planting location west side of house partially protected by 9 ft purple beech hedge. See conflicting info on the shape. Is it a globe shape or columnar? Some tape show columnar while…

Japanese Maple – Bleached Leaves

Hi again, I appreciate every time I have written in and I have received great advice. So, what brings me here today? I am attaching a photo of my ten year old J. Maple. I just noticed that, on two…

Japanese maple

Please advise me how to deal with this green graft on my small Japanese maple tree. Shall I cut it off? I did not realize this when I bought it . It also got a little overgrown with the Sedums.…

Girdling of Japanese maple

We had this Japanese Maple planted by an arborist about four years ago. It’s grown quite large and it is higher than the first floor of our house now. It is a Bloodgood variety. The conditions are favourable in terms…

Growing a Japanese Maple in a Container

Hello, I was lucky enough to acquire a large beautiful Japanese themed, painted ceramic pot, from a lovely gentleman whose wife had passed away, and who had loved this pot. I want to take good care of it. My idea,…

Bark damage to a Japanese Maple

I live in North York just about 10 mins away from the TBG. We have a 15 year old Japanese tree in our backyard. I recently noticed that a portion of bark approx. 10” by 4” has been stripped/eaten away,…

Unhappy Japanese Maple Tree

Hi. My J-maple’s leaves are turning reddish and brownish and are drying up and curling at the edges. It is in a shady spot next to the house, and hasn’t gotten much rain. I have been watering it daily.…

Ailing Japanese maples

WE have two japanese maples in our front garden that appear to be ailing this year. It is fairly windy here but the trees typically are very healthy. We don’t see any insects on the leaves but it appears something…