Landscape Ideas Using Japanese Maples?

Answer The graceful branching habit and brilliantly colored foliage of Japanese maples make these small trees a desirable home landscape addition. The slow growth and limited commercial availability of Ja... Read More »

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How to Get Rid of Scales on Japanese Maples?

Japanese maple trees (Acer palmatum) are susceptible a variety of scale infestations that can cause severe health problems and injury. Species include but are not limited to Pulvinaria acericola an... Read More »

Fungus on Japanese Maples?

Fungus-based diseases can affect all types of plants, including Japanese maple trees. Symptoms vary widely, depending upon the type of fungus and the intensity of the infection. Some are visible as... Read More »

Can you water Japanese maples too much?

Japanese maples like daily watering during the summer, but plant these trees in soils that drain well to avoid root rot. In an area with clay soil, plant the tree in a wide, shallow hole so the ro... Read More »

How do I graft Japanese red maples?

PreparationSpray the inside of a plastic bag with water and fungicide. Place the scion in the plastic bag, and put it in the refrigerator until you're ready to use it. Once the rootstock is large e... Read More »