Most nurseries and plant specialists will begin selling an assortment of Acer Palmatums as early as May, but that’s not the best time to buy Japanese maples. If you’re not the first customer in the door when the trees are taken off the truck, you’ll very likely miss the best trees. In fact, the super […]
Ukigumo Japanese maple, which fittingly translates to “floating clouds,” reminds me of a Japanese ink landscape painting.
Amagi Shigure Japanese Maple Leaves & Bark Amagi Shigure Japanese maple has some of the most intense brick red colors I’ve seen in a tree. The spring colors have been described as eye-popping fuchsia, shifting to deep brick red with dark greenish black veins. Leaves that are more shaded take on a pale whitish-pink tone with vibrant […]
Mikazuke Japanese maple is like a pot of simmering strawberry and rhubarb, saturated hues of bright watermelon, fuchsia and candy apple red.
Spring has been in full swing here at Topiary Gardens for over a month. After an unusually warm winter, we had one final freeze that reminded us why we keep our trees safe inside the tents and building until May. That nasty freeze shook some buds off a few trees growing in our gardens, but […]