Acer shirasawanum 'Moonrise'

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  1. Acerholic

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    Yours has a lovely warmth about it Xi. Have you stopped staring at this morning !!!? I know I would struggle getting any work done with that in view.
     
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    More Moonrise - I can't stop staring or taking photos, it seems!

    Creamy pink-yellow Moonrise:

    20220528 Moonrise-1.jpg 20220528 Moonrise-2.jpg

    Little green-and-red Moonrise:

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    Me neither Xi. Loving your photos!!
     
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    Blatant favouritism of Big Moonrise:

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    Just downright beautiful Xi...
     
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    Thanks Lisa - this one is in my 'full sun' patch that gets sun to around 16:00; my smaller Moonrise that's coloured with the usual greens and reds gets sun to about 13:00 so there may be something to the differing light levels resulting in different colours!
     
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    16th June 2022 and the start of the Summer heat, I wonder how the shirasawanum's will cope this year !!!? Time will tell I suppose, but atm my Moonrise is doing OK.
    Moonrise 16th June 2022.JPG Moonrise 16th June 2022 (2).JPG
     
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    24th June 2022 qnd after some chat about how the Shirasawanum's are doing everywhere this year compared to last, here is my Moonrise enjoying all the clouds with a little sun.
    Moonrise 23rd June 2022.JPG
     
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    Here's my little green Moonrise. Not as flashy as my big golden one, but a very good tree on its own merits:

    20220702 Moonrise.jpg
     
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    Bet it looks just as good with the lights glowing through it Xi. Now that's a thought for a posting ???
     
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    Oooh it does look rather good at night, you're right D! If my phone camera is up to it, I'll look to snap a pic!
     
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    Look forward to it Xi.
     
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    Big Moonrise has gone almost uniformly pale yellow, but there's still some hidden peach colour in the shaded areas if you know where to look:

    20220709 Moonrise-1.jpg 20220709 Moonrise.jpg
     
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    Another one of my big fella (I'm not playing favourites, I swear!)

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    Pic taken today
     

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    Photo and thread don't match D. But lovely all the same
     
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    It's the same D. I just use the syn. name.
     
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