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Q.Japanese Maple tree dries up each year

Zone NM | Dustydog added on July 15, 2012 | Answered

The leaves dry up and eventually the tree dies. I have it in a big pot, in partial shade with only morning light. What am I doing wrong?

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Answered on July 16, 2012

Most thrive in full sun, though some prefer open shade or part sun and shade. Mulching will help insulate the roots. Also, you should be watering deeply twice a week, or daily for a container-grown tree.

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