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Maple - Japanese (Acer Palmatum)

 Maple - Japanese (Acer Palmatum) - (Tree Type (Outdoors))

  
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bonsai_acer_twintrunk.JPG image MAPLE - JAPANESE (ACER PALMATUM) -

This category covers a wide rang of CULTIVARs including : Deshojo, Chisio, Ukon, Dissectum Atropurpurium and many others. originating from Japan they exhibit a wide range of leaf and BARK colourings.

STYLE : Upright tree suitable for most styles except literati.

WARNING : Prefers dappled shade. Needs protection from scorching by exposure to the hotTEST summer sun. Susceptible to APHIDS and SCALE INSECT.


Care Info

MAPLE - JAPANESE (ACER PALMATUM) -

REPOT : Every 2 years while young, and less frequently when older, in early spring just prior to bud burst.

SOIL : Ideally Akadama or 40:60 GRIT:organic.

PRUNE : Late winter for main branches. Trim new SHOOTS to one or two pairs of LEAVES in spring.

PINCH : Remove large leaves mid-summer to reduce leaf size.

WATER : DAIly throughout growing season but infrequently during winter months.

FEED : BALANCED FEED every two weeks during spring/summer. Low nitrogen in autumn to prevent weakening in leaf colour.

WARNING : Prefers dappled shade. Needs protection from scorching by exposure to the hotTEST summer sun. Susceptible to APHIDS and SCALE INSECT.





Bonsai Videos for Maple - Japanese (Acer Palmatum) (Tree Type (Outdoors))

Video 1 for Maple - Japanese (Acer Palmatum) (Tree Type (Outdoors))

How to grow Japanese Maple (Acer Palmatum) in a Pot Part I.

Video 2 for Maple - Japanese (Acer Palmatum) (Tree Type (Outdoors))

International Bonsai Academy with Walter Pall - Episode I - Sumo maple.

Video 3 for Maple - Japanese (Acer Palmatum) (Tree Type (Outdoors))

International Bonsai Academy with Walter Pall - Episode II - Acer palmatum, drastic cut back.

Thanks to - Taken by Jeff Banning, Ayr at Rob Atkinson's for use of the image


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