Acer japonicum 'Fairy Lights'

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  1. Acerholic

    Acerholic Esteemed Contributor Forums Moderator VCBF Cherry Scout Maple Society

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    30th August 2020 and it is definitely getting colder. My maples are very happy now that the Summer heat has passed. They are all enjoying the early morning sun.
    The tips of the upper leaf is showing how this one is heading. Such an exciting time!!
     

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    Well its the beginning of September 2020 and the dew is appearing on the leaves. Together with the fast changing colours, it's that time of year of joy in the maple garden.
     

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    6th September 2020 and there has been a lot of talk on the maples forum about the strange colours this year. Yes they are strange, but enjoyable to see none the less.
    Just days later and what a change on my Fairy lights. This cultivar is a favourite of my wife and eldest daughter. And it gets better and better in the next few weeks.
     

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    10th September 2020 and my maples are now racing into Autumnal colours. So warm and sunny at the moment, it does seem a bit strange though.
    There is a program on TV in this country called Autumn Watch. I feel that I am doing the same with my Fairy lights. Every single day a new colour emerges and there is a lot more to come!!
     

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    12th September 2020 and believe it or not, new growth is everywhere in my garden together with Autumn colours emerging. Temperatures of 31°C expected in a couple of days.
    But one constant in my garden is my Fairy lights. At least this one knows its nearly the middle of September.
     

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    16th September 2020 and new growth is everywhere, due to this unseasonably warm weather.
    Took the same leaf to show the transformation is very much underway. Subtle changes, but evident.
     

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    24th September 2020 and Autumn has really hit home quickly. Cold nights and lots of rain already. But raindrops on colourful leaves is why Autumn is a favorite for so many of us Maple enthusiasts.
     

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    2nd October 2020 and after a deluge all night, a little sun on my Fairy lights.
     

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    13th October 2020 and this is how my Fairy lights is looking in early morning sun.
     

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    22nd October 2020 and this is what I expect from my wife and I favourite Japonicum.
     

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    Just a couple of days later and the winds are coming, so thought I would add just one last photo of 2020 of my Fairy lights.
     

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    Still tiny but I love the fall colours of my new Fairy light.
     

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    And it gets better and better every year M. This is my wife and I favourite Japonicum. Probably be yours aswell !!!
     

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