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#930248 - 01/08/18 08:26 AM Japanese maple
rfm3 Offline
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Registered: 05/30/04
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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
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Registered: 01/19/08
Posts: 2935
Loc: Connecticut, USA
My Jap Maples are still holding leaves too. Don't remember that is previous years. I have 6 of them.
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#931183 - 01/19/18 04:31 PM Re: Japanese maple [Re: rfm3]
AnthraciteSparky Offline
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Registered: 12/18/14
Posts: 755
Loc: Central Pennsylvania
Our single maple is too holding its leaves this winter. very odd indeed.
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#937511 - 04/21/18 07:40 PM Re: Japanese maple [Re: rfm3]
jade_wolf Offline
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Registered: 04/18/18
Posts: 21
I think this could happen because of a sharp cold snap.

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