Red Maple Trees
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Leaves on red acer/maple are shriveling

Zone S63 9NT | Loretta Cusworth added on June 9, 2015 | Answered

The leaves on our red acer/maple are shriveling up. It has been planted in the ground from a pot after 7 years. What can we do to resolve this problem? It is in the southwest corner of a south-facing garden.

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on June 9, 2015

Watering is most likely the issue.
Daily watering is very important for the newly planted tree.

Here is an article with good guidelines for new plantings.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/tgen/watering-newly-planted-tree.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/maple/care-of-red-maple-trees.htm

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