problems with Acer palmatum Atropurpureum

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henry young asked 13 years ago

Why are the leaves on my plant curling up and appear to be dying also on a second plant there appears to brown spotting on the leaves..what plant food should I be feeding them

1 Answers

Gerry Daly Staff answered 4 years ago
The usual cause of damage on maples at this time of year is harsh weather. Strong wind, hail or sea wind can cause damage. Also look for greenflies which can cause curling and browning.

If they are in pots, they might have dried out, even for a few hours.

Do not feed until growth is normal.

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