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Q.When Does An Autumn Blaze Maple Begin To Green In The Spring?

Zone 66071 | Stacy Bledsoe added on April 11, 2022 | Answered

This is a new addition to my yard and I think it might be dead because there isn’t any new growth but it’s still early spring.

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Answered on April 12, 2022

You should be seeing some budding, or signs of growth by now. You can do the scratch test to make sure the tree is alive:


Sometimes, plantings can fail. Whether it be wet soils, or colder than normal temperatures, it happens. If a scratch test reveals that the tree is dead, then replacing it will be best. If it is alive, then proper care may bring it out of dormancy.


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