Is December Too Late to Plant a Red Dragon Japanese Maple Tree?

Answer The Japanese maple cultivar Red Dragon displays finely lobed, almost feathery, pale coppery-chartreuse leaves. In autumn, these leaves become vibrant red before dropping away. Slow growing, Japanes... Read More »

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Can you plant hosta around a Japanese maple tree?

Japanese maples combine well with hosta. Hosta and ornamental Japanese maples both require a light shade environment and moist, fertile soil. Larger maple varieties can take up lots of moisture, ma... Read More »

How do I grow a Japanese maple tree?

Choose the Right LocationChoose a location where the Japanese maple will receive partial shade. The plant will grow in USDA hardiness zones 5 through 8. Select acidic or slightly alkaline soil that... Read More »

When do you cut back a Japanese maple tree?

According to Oregon Live, the best time for beginners to prune their Japanese maple trees is in the late fall or winter when the tree is devoid of leaves. However, pruning is safe for the tree at a... 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 »