Green laceleaf waterfall japanese maple

I have a two year old green laceleaf waterfall japanese maple in my front (west facing) garden that gets full afternoon sun. Up until now it’s been healthy — but it has only leafed in about 30%. Before this tree…

Japanese maple tree

Just planted it last July 2013.  The branches are green inside but the buds are small and all dry.  No growth.  Protected for winter.  Will it come cack?…

Japanese Maples

Hi there, I’m wondering where in Toronto I could buy seeds for Japanese Maple trees within the next week (early February) in Toronto? Thanks…

Crimson Queen Japanese Maple

We have just bought a small specimen – 30 inches tall, it says it needs full sun, however , neighbours have it in partial shade -we have clay soil generally – please suggest how we need to amend soil and…

Transplanting a Japanese Maple

How can I safely move a fairly mature Japanese maple tree?  This tree is unusual in that it is an amazing orange/yellow colour with a touch of red in the Fall and is really worth trying to keep.  It’s not…

Small Canadian Maple trees

We recently visited Toronto from England (16 – 24 May 2013) and thought how beautiful the city looked with all the Spring trees. Many shady front gardens had a delicate Acer type smallish tree with pinkish red leaves and a…

Black aphids on japanese maple

Hello, I’m in Toronto with a west facing garden (full afternoon sun) that has a 4ft japanese (waterfall) maple. I planted it last summer, and it came back this spring very healthy. But today, I noticed swarms of small black…

japanese maple in container

Can a small  Japanese maple grow in the large container on the balcony? I have east exposure (morning sun only) and if can, which soil can I use.…

Planting under Japanese Maples

I have a number of lily of the valley and grape hyacinths that I’m looking to transplant elsewhere in my garden. Is it ok to plant either of them at the base of my Japanese maple? If so, should I…