Zone Recommendation for a Waterfall Cascading Japanese Maple?

Answer The slow growth, cascading branches, smooth gray bark and deeply cut, pale lime green leaves are reasons gardeners seek out a Waterfall Japanese maple (Acer palmatuma var. dissectum "Waterfall") fo... Read More »

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Are Japanese maple trees hard maple or soft maple?

The Japanese maple tree (Acer palmatum) is a hard maple. The Japanese maple is a slow-growing tree, and as Clemson University explains, "slow-growing maples have hard wood." The wood is about as ha... Read More »

How to Transplant Japanese Maple?

Japanese maple trees are prized for their brilliant fall colors. They grow best in the cooler climates of U.S Department of Agriculture zones 5 to 8. Japanese maples prefer a planting site that get... Read More »

How to Grow a Japanese Maple?

Japanese maples are beautiful to behold in a garden and growing them is reasonably straightforward. Here is how to grow your own.

Japanese Maple Trees in Landscaping?

In its native countries -- including Korea, China and Japan -- a Japanese maple, Acer palmatum, is an understory tree, states the University of Connecticut Plant Database. North American landscaper... Read More »