I love this time of year. Occasional frosts set the morning sparkling with light. There are still leaves hanging on to the trees and the ones that remain are…
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.