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  1. AlainK replied to the thread Beni Kawa Japanese Maple / damage & repair.

    "Debunked", "Professor" ?... ^_^ Wounds about as large as my thumb (2.54 cm) or even four times as wide (10 cm, 4 inches) should be, in...

    Dec 1, 2022 at 3:05 PM
  2. AlainK replied to the thread Beni Kawa Japanese Maple / damage & repair.

    Many people will tell you "Don't!". But I do : minimum treatment, copper-based fungicide. I also apply "Japanese sealant paste" if...

    Dec 1, 2022 at 2:02 PM
  3. AlainK replied to the thread Autumn maples 2022.

    Ah, thanks : Seurat was my favourite painter when I was in "terminale" (high school diploma, A levels...) I still like his paintings a...

    Dec 1, 2022 at 1:36 PM
  4. AlainK liked emery's post in the thread Autumn maples 2022.

    @AlainK , sometimes the plain palmatums have the best, and longest lasting colors! The strap leaf selection is from Villa Taranto, they...

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  5. AlainK attached a file to the thread Beni Kawa Japanese Maple / damage & repair.

    If I understand your question : Yes, cut down nearer to the "trunk", but leave the "upper hem". I found back these drawings : 1 : it...

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  6. AlainK replied to the thread Autumn maples 2022.

    Magnificent! ;-) I particularly like the :

    Dec 1, 2022 at 10:34 AM
  7. AlainK liked emery's post in the thread Autumn maples 2022.

    Continuing to catch up with autumn color photos. Today is the first of December, there are still some late maples going. And roses,...

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  8. AlainK attached a file to the thread Autumn maples 2022.

    7°C this afternoon, I walked 3 and a half hours in Orléans learning about the history of the city, came back home with freezing feet....

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  9. AlainK liked lobsterpop's post in the thread Acer palmatum 'Katja'.

    this one's a keeper. not so formal but always looks sharp. Outer leaves now are chestnut red from the top but the entire appearance...

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  10. AlainK liked wcutler's post in the thread another ID confirmation sought.

    @Michael F, be nice. One inch is 2.54 cm, so the paper has five lines to roughly 2.5 cm, or the lines make each square side 5 mm.

    Dec 1, 2022 at 3:08 AM
  11. AlainK liked Junglekeeper's post in the thread Appreciation: Fungi convert polyethylene waste into pharmacologically useful metabolic products.

    Fungi convert polyethylene waste into pharmacologically useful metabolic products

    Dec 1, 2022 at 3:06 AM
  12. AlainK liked lobsterpop's post in the thread Acer palmatum 'Nicholsonii'.

    Here's an update - in it's seventh year, the color is consistent. I have this in the shade of a sycamore maple. Beautiful tree, very...

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  13. AlainK liked wcutler's post in the thread Appreciation: A few from Honolulu.

    I am so impressed that Pl@ntNet seems to have nailed the ID on this, that I have to post it for that alone. It rated its accuracy at...

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  14. AlainK liked Otto Bjornson's post in the thread winter care for container grown maples.

    We do put on a few intimate concerts in the spring / summer months. Seating for 35 - 40 people with all the garden greens you can eat

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  15. AlainK liked Ron B's post in the thread another ID confirmation sought.

    Looks Japanese

    Nov 30, 2022 at 9:18 AM