Ukigumo Maple – Wilt ?

Toronto part shade/sun 4/5 foot high japanese maple planted 2016 Ugi Gumo Its problem appears to be WILT. What can be done to save the tree?…

Japanese Maple Green Variety

I am looking into purchasing a green variety Japanese maple, ideally a Katsura, but I cannot find a store that carries it at the moment. It will be in a partial shade area (afternoon sun), and I need something that…

Terrace Container Gardening

I have a large terrace with NW exposure and is sheltered by a 6 foot wall. The condo is in the Beach area of Toronto so very close to the lake. I am looking to make an empty space into…

Pruning and wintering japanese maple

Hi. I planted several japanese maples this spring (London area) which are doing well. In August after some really great rainfalls, each had one stem that did a huge growth spurt up to 3 feet long. I read somewhere not…

Ailing Japanese Maple

I live in mid-town Toronto and have an ailing 30 year old Japanese Maple.  It is a lovely 30 foot plus tree, and it has added to the beauty and charm of my home.  However, in the last while I…

Tree/Shrub Suggestions for Zone 4b

In a sunny, fairly dry location (rain dependent), what kind of tree would “anchor” the corner of my lot, near my sidewalk? I don’t want anything flowering (bees/insects), given the foot traffic past this location. Also the height of the…

Japanese Weeping Maple Tree

Toronto Master Gardeners Re: Japanese weeping maple tree On Thursday July 14th l brought to your office, cuttings of a red and a green Japanese weeping maple trees. The red maple is about 15 years old. It is about 7…

Crimson Queen Japanese Maple

I live in Scarborough and my front yard is facing east and has no tree in the front of my house. I have planted the japanese maple about 2 weeks ago. Is it because of no shade in front yard…

Weeping Japanese Maples

Hi I hope you can help me. I live in Toronto and I have a small garden full of mid-height flowers, such as daisies, tulips, phloxes… Japanese weeping maple looks good when displayed prominently. I am trying to determine if…

Acer Palmatum Bloodgood Japanese Maple Tree

I recently planted a bloodgood Japanese maple tree in my backyard …the tree has now begin showing signs of curly dried up leaves….what could be possible wrong? I do have afternoon sun …possibly over 6 hrs..existing soil is a combination…