Red maple tree is not growing*

Hi, I bought and planted a red maple tree 2 years ago. Last year it didn’t get good leaves and most of the branch had no leaves. This year same thing happens again and the leaves don’t look healthy. I…

Japanese Maple Trees*

Hi, I am looking for local sources for buying a Japanese Maple tree (Acer Palmatum tamukeyama) or any J.M. trees that grow to 10 feet at maturity. I live in Markham and know about Sheridan Nurseries. However, I am wondering…

Japanese maple dropping its leaves*

Mature Japanese maple dropping leaves each year earlier and earlier.  The tree is around 35 years old and is 15 feet high. For the past few years, some leaves start shrivelling and dropping in August.  The leaves do not appear…

Ants and Japanese Maple*

I live in northern Italy. After an incredibly hot summer last year and an invasion of ants around nesting around the base and running all over my red Japanese Maple, this year my poor tree is extremely slow in sprouting…

Growing Japanese Maples: A Toronto Master Gardeners Guide

  Did you know? There are many cultivars of Japanese maple, most of which grow only in Japan and surrounding areas. This gardening guide deals with those that are hardy in North America. Acer palmatum and A. japonicum include 250…