How do I care for a Japanese dwarf maple?

Answer WateringWater deeply twice a week. Japanese dwarf maples require a steady amount of moisture because maple roots are shallow and tend to dry out very easily. You can reduce the evaporation of moist... Read More »

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How do I prune a dwarf Japanese maple?

Why PrunePrune to control your dwarf Japanese maple's shape and growth and to thin dead or crossed branches to prevent rubbing. Cut above a bud or where one branch is attached to another branch--n... Read More »

Is a dwarf weeping Japanese maple viable in this spot?

They need to be planted 2-3 times wider and slightly deeper than the root ball. They don't have deep roots and will need frequent watering. The real problem with your location is the amount of ... Read More »

How do I care for a Japanese maple tree?

Water/MulchWater deeply at least once a week during the summer months as the Japanese maple gets sun scorched. Water in the morning before temperatures rise for best results. Apply a thick layer o... Read More »

How to Care for a Japanese Bonsai Maple Tree?

Bonsai is not a type of plant; it is a method of growing trees. Species like the maple tree are placed in a dwarf habitat then coaxed into miniature form. To maintain the image of a tiny, old tree,... Read More »