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Is it possible that too much shade can turn the leaves of a Bloodgood Japanese Maple green?
What is too much shade?

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Is the Acer/Japanese Maple grafted?

6 Jun, 2011


If they get less than 40% sun intensity--too thick a shade tree, too heavy a shade screen, too closely spaced a lath, or the wrong exposure under a porch or patio roof--they will be red at emergence, but will turn green with reddish veins soon after. I it is a case of some branches having red leaves,and some having green leaves, I would suspect shoots from the rootstock, as Kildermorie suggests.

7 Jun, 2011

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