Acer palmatum 'Green Trompenburg'

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  1. mapledia

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    My Green Trompenburg is a young (3-yr. old) tree and it is planted next to a much older red-leaved Trompenburg. The leaves are almost identical in shape, but the young Green Trompenburg has, for the present, exhibited a normal maple shape, while the larger red Trompenburg has exhibited wild out of control growth habits. Green Trompenburg, true to its name, has a "hunter green" shade to its leaves which it holds through spring-summer-autumn. This particular photo was taken April 29, 2007 in southern Oregon.
     

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    Hi Mapledia,

    I'm getting a Grn. Trompenburg soon. I just got Trompenburg and I loved it too much! LOL. Yours looks like a beautiful tree, with real promise someday. Hope that mine is as good as yours!

    David
     
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    Update: My G. Trompenburg came in yesterday and is looking wonderful and more "controlled" in its growth. Amazing cultivar and a favorite-to-be for me!

    I'll post some pictures in a cuople of days when it's fully settled in.

    David
     
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    I'm fairly sure all those posting on this site have had the following happen to them: you bring home a new JM, like it, post it on the UBC site being careful to describe what you observe. Then, a year or two later, the JM decides to do something different and you find your original post needs an amendment. During my first year with this cultivar, it was green-green-green throughout the growing season. However, you will see from the photos that mine showed a different spring color this year. The photos were taken July 11, 2007 and May 5, 2008. My Green Trompenburg is still growing in a rather controlled manner, in stark contrast to its Trompenburg neighbor, which is showing no control in its growth habit whatsoever.
     

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    Just a baby, our Acer palmatum Green Trompenburg was planted in April 2008.
    Pic1, 2 and 3 taken 28th June. 4 and 5 taken 13th September.
     

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    Great pics, and pretty nice specimen! Mine isn't as nice as this, but looking yours I hope that maybe years ahead mine will look like yours, Luddite. Thanks!

    Nelson
     
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    Agreed that is a beautiful specimen. Mine is a couple of little twigs but I think that it'll grow a lot next year. Lovely cultivar!

    David
     
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    How is the fall display of this cultivar? Mapledia, are you getting any more color out of it other than green yet? It looks like Silver surfer is showing a little fall colors starting in his pics, is that about all it gets for fall color?
     
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    'Green Trompenberg' this evening.
     

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    I was reccomended this one the other day by a friend. Seeing your photos D, I can now see why....
     
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    20th June 2021 and my Green Trompenburg this morning, also with some new growth.
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    I find it very interesting how the leaves transform. (young to mature)
     
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    I agree D and it's a fast grower.
     
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    5th July 2021 and an update on my Green Trompenburg. It's loving all this rain atm.
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    21st April 2022 and the first posting of my Green Trompenburg for this year.
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    4th May 2022 and this is fast becoming one of the favourites in my garden. Well this morning anyway!!!
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    lovely D
     
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    21st May 2022 and some refreshing raindrops on my Green Trompenburg this morning, made for a happy tree.
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