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#930248 - 01/08/18 08:26 AM Japanese maple
rfm3 Offline
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Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 05/30/04
Posts: 33496
Loc: Guarding the West NY Border fr...
We have a smallish Japanese maple in back yard. Typically around November the leaves turn a nice bright red and later fall off
This fall they never got red, turned brown and they still remain attached

Anyone know why this might happen?

I do somewhat remember some lower than average cold spots around late Oct and a couple articles said something about a too earl sudden cold causes things to stop suddenly and not allow the process to occur

Hope to not lose this thing
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#930307 - 01/08/18 04:45 PM Re: Japanese maple [Re: rfm3]
FredDwyer Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 01/19/08
Posts: 2879
Loc: Connecticut, USA
My Jap Maples are still holding leaves too. Don't remember that is previous years. I have 6 of them.

I was always taught to honor my elders, but it's getting harder and harder to find any.


#931183 - 01/19/18 04:31 PM Re: Japanese maple [Re: rfm3]
AnthraciteSparky Offline

Registered: 12/18/14
Posts: 720
Loc: Central Pennsylvania
Our single maple is too holding its leaves this winter. very odd indeed.
"Me, I'm just a lawnmower, you can tell me by the way I walk"

#937511 - 04/21/18 07:40 PM Re: Japanese maple [Re: rfm3]
jade_wolf Offline

Registered: 04/18/18
Posts: 21
I think this could happen because of a sharp cold snap.


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