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 prune a Japanese maple tree?

ShapingThin branches during the winter to create an "open-vase" shape. Cut out branches that cross over each other or grow toward the trunk and remove branches that detract from the tree's natural ... Read More »

How to Identify the Japanese Maple Tree?

Among the many vibrantly colored and graciously structured maple tree cultivars exists the Japanese maple tree. Within the genus Japanese maple, there are over thirty species that vary based on har... Read More »

Japanese Red Maple Tree Varieties?

There are hundreds of varieties of Japanese maples. They have been bred and grafted in Japan for hundreds of years, according to the Texas A&M University website. The trees are valued for their smo... Read More »