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…

Japanese maple

After the long winter and wet spring that we have been getting, my huge Japanese maple has leaves coming up. However part of the trunk of the tree has develop white spots. There are also no leaves on certain branches…

My Japanese Maple tree

I have a Bloodgood Japanese Maple in a south facing location that was planted 6 years ago. It has done so well and looked beautiful and full until this spring when many of the branches remained bare. I went to…

Wilting leaves on Japanese Maple

Hi – We have a 4 year old Bloodgood Japanese Maple that started suffering from some die-back last season. This spring, it did not fully leaf out and the leaves that did are mostly wilting and covered with a white…