Japanese Maple Trees
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Frost on a coral bark Japanese Maple

Zone 53017 | buckingham_melissa added on April 30, 2018 | Answered

What should I do about a newly planted Japanese Maple that experienced 1 night of 32 degree temperatures. The leaves at the top of the tree are limp, but not all the leaves seem to be effected.

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Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on May 1, 2018

Just give the tree time to recover! You may lose a few leaves, but it should recover over time.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/tgen/winter-damaged-trees-shrubs.htm

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BushDoctor
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Answered on May 1, 2018

They can, usually, survive this. It may make the leaves droop, or shrivel in response, but the tree will continue to thrive, even if it drops some of those leaves.

This article will give you more information about these trees: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/japanese-maple/japanese-maple-care-pruning.htm

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