• Japanese Maples: The Complete Guide to Selection and Cultivation, Fourth Edition

    Among the first titles published in 1978, with more than 150,000 copies in print in three editions, Japanese Maples is a Timber Press classic. Japanese maples are unlike any other tree. They boast a remarkable diversity of color, form, and texture. As a result of hundreds of years of careful breeding, they take the center stage in any garden they are found. In the last decade, the number of Japanese maple cultivars available to gardeners has doubled and there is a pressing need for an up-to-date reference. This new fourth edition offers detailed descriptions of over 150 new introductions, updates to plant nomenclature, and new insights into established favorites. Gardeners will relish the practical advice that puts successful cultivation within everyone's grasp. Accurate identification is made simple with over 600 easy-to-follow descriptions and 500 color photographs.

    • Brand: Vertrees, J. D./ Gregory, Peter
    • ASIN: 0881929328

  • Red Weeping Lace Leaf Japanese Maple - Inaba Shidare- 2 Year Live Plant

    Easily grown in moist, organically rich, slightly acidic, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Grows well in sandy loams. May be grown in full sun in the northern parts of its growing range, but prefers some part afternoon shade in the southern parts (including St. Louis) of its growing range. New foliage may scorch in full sun locations in hot summers areas, particularly if soils are not kept consistently moist. Mulch helps retain soil moisture and keep roots cool. Avoid hot and dry sites. Site in locations protected from strong winds. Pruning is best kept to a minimum, but if needed should be done in late fall to mid winter. Spring or summer pruning often results in significant bleeding. Noteworthy Characteristics Acer palmatum, commonly called Japanese Maple, is a deciduous shrub or small tree that typically grows to 10-25' (infrequently to 40') tall. It is native to Japan, Korea and China. General plant form is rounded to broad-rounded, often with low branching. Each palmate green leaf (2-5" long) has 5 to 7 but less frequently 9 toothed lobes. Small reddish-purple flowers in umbels bloom in spring (April) followed by winged samaras in pairs which ripen in September-October. Fall color includes an often spectacular combination of shades of yellow, red, purple and bro...

    • Brand: Japanese Maples and Evergreens
    • ASIN: B011ZIBC3Y

  • Bonsai with Japanese Maples

    With their delicate foliage, seasonal color changes, and intricate pattern of branching, Japanese maples are among the most popular and suitable plants for bonsai design. In this long-awaited book, internationally renowned expert Peter Adams discusses both the specific horticultural needs of Japanese maples as bonsai subjects and illustrates proven techniques for creating and maintaining beautiful specimens. Although aimed at an audience that has some familiarity with bonsai techniques, the book deliberately shows a mix of bonsai at different stages in their training, so that less experienced enthusiasts can gain new ideas and inspiration from trees that are "works in progress." Much more than a mere "how-to" book, Bonsai with Japanese Maples is a forthright attempt to look at bonsai as art objects and to critique and assess them from an artist's perspective.

    • Brand: Brand: Timber Press
    • ASIN: 0881928097

  • BONSAI JAPANESE MAPLES: Developing Japanese Maples from Seedlings for Bonsai (Okami Gardens Bonsai Series Book 1)

    BONSAI JAPANESE MAPLES: Developing Japanese Maples from Seedlings for Bonsai provides step-by-step instructions, tips and information for growing tiny seedlings into outstanding works of art. The satisfaction of displaying a beautiful, refined bonsai tree is undeniable. To say you grew it yourself from a seedling puts you in a superior class of artist. Japanese maples are hardy, graceful trees that epitomize the essence of Japanese bonsai. This book will teach you the methods of growing and developing prized bonsai Japanese maples. Unlike garden nursery trees, bonsai trees require different characteristics for development. This book will teach you to grow an extraordinary root system. Then you will develop magnificent tapered trunks and branches to convey substantial age. BONSAI JAPANESE MAPLES: Developing Japanese Maples from Seedlings for Bonsai is valuable for beginners in the world of bonsai, as well as seasoned bonsai practitioners that want to grow their own masterpieces. Brian Gershuny has owned and operated Okami Gardens Bonsai Nursery, growing and training pre-bonsai and finished trees, for over 30 years.

    • ASIN: B01KTKKY88

  • Hogyoku Japanese Maple One of The Best Maples For Fall Color 1 - Year Live Plant

    Acer palmatum 'Hogyoku' (Hogyoku Japanese Maple) * Full sun to part shade * Zones 5-9 * 15'-18' tall * 15' wide Bright orange fall color! Acer palmatum 'Hogyoku' is well known for it's bright Orange fall color as shown in the picture. In japanese Hogyoku means "a jewel." It holds it's dark green leaves well throughout the summer. Responds well to pruning and sometimes can be seen shaped like a giant pumpkin to enhance its rich pumpkin-orange color in the fall. , as well as bonsai. A gorgeous tree! Companion Plants: Goes well with 'Viridis' and 'Red Filigree Lace' Japanese Maples as well as Variegated Hakone Grass and Black Mondo Grass. Check out our store for these great plants! We combine shipping charges on multiple orders

    • Brand: Japanese Maples and Evergreens
    • ASIN: B005RISOTE

  • How To Prune A Japanese Maple - A Homeowner's Guide

    Properly pruning your Japanese Maple tree is essential for a healthy, great looking tree.You can prune your Japanese maple yourself. Come with me, I'll guide you along.Most homeowners fail to properly care for their maples, often resulting in unhealthy looking and unsightly trees.This Japanese Maple pruning guide will walk you through the pruning process and many illustrations are included so you can be confident in your pruning.

    • ASIN: B006YDROKQ

  • Weeping Green Laceleaf Japanese Maple Viridis - 3 Year Live Plant

    Acer palmatum dissectum 'Viridis' (Green Lace Leaf Weeping Japanese Maple) * Part shade * Zones 5-8 * 8' tall * 8' wide A gorgeous Green cascading weeper! Acer palmatum 'Viridis', Green Lace Leaf matures to a naturally formal mounded cascading weeper. It can be pruned for a "mushroom cap" appearance, or left unpruned so that its branches weep clear to the ground. Viridis reaches six feet in ten years. It can be trained via staking to grow taller. It will be much wider than it is tall, likely ten or twelve feet wide in ten years, though artful pruning year by year can limit its size, Great for training as a bonsai. Companion Plants: Goes well with 'Emperor I' and 'Shaina' Japanese Maples as well as Black Bamboo. Check out our store for these great plants!

    • Brand: Japanese Maples and Evergreens
    • ASIN: B00BLCV6MM

  • How To Prune A Japanese Maple Tree

    Pruning your Japanese Maple tree doesn't have to terrify you.We have all been there, where do you make the cuts,how do you make the cuts, what tools do you use? All are good questions.This short but simple guide will answer these questions and more.You can do it, I know you can!

    • ASIN: B00AM2DJZO