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Discussion in 'Maples' started by Acerholic, Mar 19, 2020.
BLUE maples? wow, time to check the video out. ive heard about that scam before
Ah ah ah! An old hoax.
How long as this fake scam being going on for now !!!!
For ever that's how long , have reported this myself on numerous occasions over the years to no avail and to be honest have just given up trying. The main culprit is the well known auction site beginning with E !!! who on earth thinks that there are such cultivars that have this colour ?? Have just been on to the site and in the first page alone there are seven sellers alone listing these "coloured seeds" with sales in excess of seven thousand with the average cost of £ 4.00 per sale , do the math you don't have to be Einstein to see how much money that are screwing out of unsuspecting buyers !!! and you can see also why they are not taken down 10% goes to the site on which they are listed and PP will also take their cut as well. So you can see this is a nice little earner for all parties concerned. Its like the Blue and Black rose plants THEY DONT EXIST !!!!!!!!!
Good evening M, let's hope this forum can spread the word. This thread alone has over 200,000 hits, so perhaps we should come back to this each year. !!!??
a nice looking japanese maple i saw back in october at my friends house. they grow ok down in southern california. what variety is this? excuse my hands, they were a bit dirty
Trying to learn and swallowing anything from the web is... a horse of a different colour. Ha ha ha, ho ho ho (etc)
And the fertiliser from that coloured horse helps produces blue maples !!!? Lol.
this image contains two subsepcies of sugar maple. the left on is acer saccharum subsp. floridanum (southern sugar maple/florida maple), and the maples on the right are acer grandidentatum (bigtooth maple). pretty cool to see differences in these maples
Germination process of sugar maple . photos from hajime hayashida
acer diabolicum fall color. credit to Hajime Hayashida of Hamamatsu, Japan
bigtooth and southern sugar maple compared side to side
beautiful forest of maples in hayashida's garden. the array of colors is amazing
another photo of the small forest. Who can guess the species of the maples in here?
Acer triflorum, acer grandidentatum, acer floridanum, and acer japonicum "Mike Jaku" Hajime hayashida
Acer crataegifolium (1st photo) and acer monspessulanum (2nd photo) fall colors
2 of the types of sugar maple in one photo. Acer saccharum and acer floridanum
Snakebark maple on the left and Cretan maple to the right. ( didnt know cretan maple could color)
Photos in order: Acer pycnanthum, Acer heldreichii, Acer pseudoplatanus, Acer grosseri
The extreme similarities of maples in this group is crazy. Left to right in order: Held Reich Maple, Sycamore Maple, and Velvet Maple
Sugar maple among exotic plants
Blood red fall color of acer griseum, A large acer palmatum, Acer carpiniolium (maple with beech like leaves) Acer mono, and Acer saccharum
Heldreich maple, Norway Maple, Japanese maple (amoenum) and lions Head Japanese maple, a strange cultivar with small shrunken leaves
Silver Maple, Florida Maple, Shantung Maple, Elegant Maple(bright red fall color), Emerald Jade Maple(Acer fabri), Cretan Maple, Uri Maple (Acer crataegifolium), Five lobed maple (acer pentaphyllum)