MANITOBA MAPLE – PRUNING

If I have a 40′ Manitoba Maple cut to 15′, will this tree rejuvenate or do you think it will look a) ugly from the cut and b) take years to regrow? There are now large dead branches and the…

Pruning Manitoba Maple Stump

My neighbour’s large Manitoba maple fell down in my garden a few years ago. A very good arborist cleared it all away and now, with my neighbour’s permission, I trim the green shoots from the remaining stump every spring and…

Manitoba Maple with Black Leaves

I live in Riverdale in Toronto, and the Manitoba Maple in my front yard has been losing leaves the past few years. This year is the worst with many of the leaves curling, turning black and falling off. Is there…

Box Elder Beetles*

  Ever since the removal of a large Manitoba maple in a nearby yard, we have been¬†experiencing a massive infestation of box elder bugs. I’ve bought a high pressure hose to blast them away but is there anything else…

Mature Manitoba Maple*

I have an Manitoba maple that is diseased at the base and is 80+ years old I believe. How can I assist the tree, extend its life and /or treat the disease? It is in my backyard, so I understand…