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My acer tree has white marks on some of the leaves.It looks like a sprinkling of paint but bigger spots on some areas.Could some one tell me what is it.It's anew tree and has been in the pot for a week.



Which acer are you asking about, can you please put up a photo of the white marks and did you put into the pot?

24 May, 2012


Its a japanese maple ,a reddy one.Ive never had one before.I bought the plant and noticed the white specs as I was planting it in the new pot but it wasnt on it at the garden centre.I have used the correct soil that the garden centre recomended.

24 May, 2012


Ive also noticed the edges of the leaves are curling white too,I take a picture tomorrow in day light

24 May, 2012


Okay look forward to seeing the photo you can add it to your question by editing the question

25 May, 2012


Red Acers are prone to sun scortching - am guessing that is the white freckles on yours. If you cannot see any sign of insects then it is likely that.

25 May, 2012


Thankyou for your intrest but yes it sun scortching,I took a leaf to the garden centre,problem solved

27 May, 2012

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