Hasn't it been a good year for Acer seedlings? All of my gardens are suffering a plague of the dratted things! Whether it's the more common Sycamore (Acer…
This tree needs good sunlight to maintain a good shape and a plentiful source of water to establish (although it is more drought tolerant, once established, than other maples). Its natural habitat is next to rivers.
Propagate by seed. Seed needs stratifying first.
Pests, diseases or disorders
Leaf eating caterpillars or aphids sometimes infest plants. Also prone to scale insects, tar spot, Verticillium wilt, leaf scorch and honey fungus.