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I have 2 japanese maple for 5 years.This summer leaves on one of the tree start loosing purpul color and became green.Leaves on the other one starting to shrivel and dry up.What can I do about it?



The leaves do lose there purple colour and become more green tinged as the year progresses.

I would suggest that the one which has the shrivelled leaves is a) In a windy spot, b) In full sun, c) Not received enough water. Of course it could be a combination of two or even all three that is causing the problem.

18 Aug, 2011


Moongrower is correct although I also find that one of my Acer Palmatum leaves on the underside of my very bushy plant stay quite green. I put this down to not getting quite enough sun through the layers of leaves.

19 Aug, 2011

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