Acer palmatum 'Momoiro koyasan'

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  1. Xi-feng

    Xi-feng Rising Contributor

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    I'm just amazed by how much growth this little guy has put out since May: it genuinely makes some of my bamboo look slow-growing by comparison!

    Now I'm looking forward to seeing all those pink leaves next spring, now they have so much more branch-space to take advantage of.
     
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    Thinking of next Spring already, now that is good planning Xi.

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    This little guy was my favourite last year: he's just starting to leaf out now with a more subtle peach than last year:

    20220409 Momoiro Koyasan.jpg
     
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    Mine as well Xi, strange that you don't see it too often on the forum. How could anybody resist those colours.
     
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    To my surprise, the new leaves are almost identical to 'Red Wine'. The bark of the latter is red, but that's about the only difference this year.

    acerp-momoiro_220412a.jpg

    The sun is going down, the light is different, but on the right 'Redwine' (see the dark red bark in the bottom right), and 'Momoiro koya-san' on the right :

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    A beauty from the Netherlands, why am I not suprised !!
     
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    this cultivar is beautiful! I put it on my list! protection against the sun is recommended, right?
     
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    I fund it handles the sun very well.
     
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    18th April 2022 and mine is underway, nothing like the amazing tree of @Jerry Norbury, but I'm pleased with it.
    Momoiro koyasan Easter Sunday 2022.JPG
     
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    Not as impressive as it was last year (and not nearly the show-stopper that other people's on this thread are!), but still a pretty little thing:

    20220423 Momoiro Koyasan.jpg
     
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    I have 350 bonsai, no money already...
     
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    Wow and Lol........
     
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    2nd May 2022 and mine is now out. Catching up with London Xi !!!
    Momoiro koyasan May 2nd 2022.JPG
     
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    Looking very good!
     
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    Thanks Xi.. I'm pleased
     
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    9th May 2022 and my Momoiro koyasan is showing some lovely shades of green today.
    Momoiro koyasan May 9th 2022.JPG
     
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    15th May 2022 and Summer colours appearing, plus new leaves on my Momoiro koyasan this morning.
    Momoiro koyasan May 14th 2022.JPG Momoiro koyasan May 14th 2022 (2).JPG
     
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    This guy missed out on the really vivid spring colours this year, but it's making up for it now with that startlingly pink new growth over the older greens:

    20220521 Momoiro Koyasan.jpg
     
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    Second flush are often smaller, but so pretty, as yours shows Xi.
     
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    19th June 2022 and a very happy Momoiro Koyasan in my garden this year, all bodes well for a good Autumnal display.
    Momoiro koyasan 19th June 2022.JPG Momoiro koyasan 19th June 2022 (2).JPG
     
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