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Appreciate your input Emery.
This is a shirasawanum or hybrid. About 8 or 9 years old now. First saw seed last year (on late summer growth)
I will attach a name when I distribute it.
Something that "resin-ates" I hope.
Appreciate your many contributions to my conifer...
I am propagating a maple that I grew from seed that in my opinion is exceptional.
When I give away copies should it get a name?
Grafting of silver and sugar maples same as grafting of Japanese maples in my experience. There are several threads on grafting Japanese maples...
Thanks for the update.
I had 3 successful layers on the tree this year.
Two I transplanted into a shaded area in my yard already and they are...
Natural or helped along?
Thanks for sharing
First seeds . What an unexpected, wonderful autumn surprise for me.
I am presuming some shirasawanum in the genetics with the upright seeds....
Thanks again for advice. I successfully layered the tree and separated about a week ago. Layer doing great in shaded area
Thanks for the wonderful examples. Yes, I just secured a ring around the bark. I will use your method next spring.
Beautiful trees you...
I made a poor attempt with a touniquet method and inadequate securing of the moss/soild medium. I am certain this was user error...
Nice fall color this year. Unfortunately my layer did not take. Plenty of scion available if anyone interested.
One more from today. I am going to try a layer this year. If takes would be happy to send the layer to maple lover in zone 4 or 5 in US to see how...
My first successful maple graft. Acer shirasawanum 'Autumn Moon'
I think 9 years old now. It has suffered but finally in good location...
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A few spring photos of this fine tree