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spidermonkey

Amateur gardener and big fan of Japanese Maple'sπŸŒΈπŸŒ³πŸŒ»πŸπŸ΅οΈπŸ’šπŸŒΌπŸŒ·πŸŒΊπŸŒ²πŸ’

Acer palmatum 'Firecracker' (Dissectum Group) syn. Acer palmatum var. dissectum 'Firecracker'

  • Season Icon Mid SpringMid Spring 2017
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spidermonkey

So i sprayed my Acer with Green/Black Fly pesticide and it's lost all it's leaves!! What do you guys think will it come back or is it time for the bin?? 😮 #sickplant #acer #japanesemaple

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Mikekally

Oh no!

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spidermonkey

@Mikekally Oh yes! And i did it to my "going red" Acer as well. Both of them are looking horrible 😕

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Mikekally

😭 that's so upsetting @spidermonkey. Don't have the first clue what to do, but Im wondering if snipping it back a bit to try and generate new leaf buds would work?

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spidermonkey

I was thinking that also but if it's weak and trying to recover cutting it might put it over the edge.? I'll leave them a few weeks to see 🌞 @Mikekally

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ronanquinn1

Hi Mark, @spidermonkey Could it be the dry spell rather than the spray? The first year I had mine in a pot they didn't do well at all...Was too windy a spot. Kept them in same pot but moved them to more sheltered place, and watered well. They recovered, though wasn't a great show of leaves til the following year. I'd avoid cutting them/moving them too...

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spidermonkey

Awesome thanks Ronan i was thinking about putting some Holy water them 😉 @ronanquinn1

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ronanquinn1

Could be worth a try. Either that or a rosary! @spidermonkey

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