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…

Transplanting a Dwarf Japanese Maple

My neighbour no longer wants her Japanese maple that’s about 4′ H x 4′ W with a trunk diameter of 1 1/2-2″. When and how can I successfully transplant it?…

Red maple tree

My tree did not come back well this spring. I only have a few tufts of red leaves as shown in the photo, compared to a full size tree last year. Upon the advice of a gardener I trimmed the…