Shishigashiras are slow-growing, more compact forms of the traditional Japanese maple. They grow to between 7 to 15 feet tall and feature lobed, palmate leaves that grow in tufts surrounding the tree's stems, although th... More »

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There are many factors that may cause a Japanese maple to die. Several pests and diseases are known to affect the plant, creating poor health and eventual death. Japanese beetles, scale, mealybugs and mites usually attac... More »

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Waterfall Japanese maples are deciduous shrubs of the species Acer palmatum. They are native to Japan, Korea and China and are used as garden shrubs all over the world. More »

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There are many factors that may cause a Japanese maple to die. Several pests and diseases are known to affect the plant, creating poor health and eventual death. Japanese beetles, scale, mealybugs and mites usually attac... More »

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A garnet Japanese maple, Acer palmatum var. dissectum 'Garnet,' matures in an upright, pendulous mound and boasts red-orange dissected leaves in spring. The leaves retain their garnet color until midsummer, when they fad... More »

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Care for a fireglow Japanese maple by making sure it gets the right mix of sunlight and shade, using the right type of soil, fertilizing it, mulching it and lightly pruning it. You need well-drained soil, fertilizer, nit... More »

An Emperor One Japanese maple is a small fast-growing deciduous tree with fine-textured purple foliage. The tree is best known for its attractive foliage, rounded shape and low maintenance requirements. More »

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