Problem with japanese maple

sylvester asked 6 years ago

Purchased this tree, japanese maple – dissectum Garnet, two/three months ago and repotted it some weeks later into a larger deeper pot (see photos) in John Innes 3 and also put gravel in the base for drainage. As you will see from the attached photo, it is situated in a sheltered location which gets plenty of morning sun which, I understood to be the ideal for this species! Unfortunately, the foliage is showing signs of withering. What could be the reason?

1 Answers

Gerry Daly Staff answered 3 years ago
Withering is always to do with the supply of water to the leaves.

Inadequate watering, root damage, root rot disease can all cause withering. Also over feeding with plant food.