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Maple leaf Acer (Acer palmatum (Japanese maple))

The main branches of this acer reverted to plain green over the last few years. We noticed this new branch low down on the trunk this spring so we cut the trunk down to just beneath the first green branch and this new variegated one is growing really well.



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bjs
Bjs
 

Like all your pictures this is a nice maple presumably the graft was still alive needs to be encouraged.

23 May, 2018

 

Thanks Brian, I am hoping that cutting the plain branches off will allow this one to become stronger and branch out.

23 May, 2018

bjs
Bjs
 

It does look very vigorous probably make a tree,hope it has plenty of room

24 May, 2018

 

Looking good.

24 May, 2018

 

A.beauty.

24 May, 2018

 

There are two in the village. Both are enormous trees but they are beautiful. I hope I can keep this to a reasonable size..

25 May, 2018

 

Lovely HB. You did well there. I prune my acers back in the winter and cut any dead wood off. If they get too overgrown in the summer I also give them a light haircut. Whether this is right or not I do it to keep the trees small.

26 May, 2018



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