Acer palmatum 'Kotohime'

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  1. Xi-feng

    Xi-feng Rising Contributor

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    Bright new growth as the older leaves dull and gain a tinge of purple edges:
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    All the himes do this in my experience, it's when you get the mixture of old and new that the interest increases, as yours is showing Xi.
     
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    Old leaves are darkening and curling up, but that new growth is turning into quite the little branch now:

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    The second flush is underway in London.
     
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    Kotohime seems to have given up doing anything with its main branch, but those side shoots are growing with astonishing vigour!

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