Our lifelike stem recreates the delicate, star-shaped leaf clusters turned a rich shade of orange on graceful branches. Japanese maple feel at their best the semi-shade, but they can also live in the sun as long as the soil contains enough water. I was looking at getting a large-ish Japanese Maple for the front corner of my block. Most Japanese maples are at least Zone 6 hardy (with a decent number that technically survive in Zone 5, where I am, but can get a little ragtag in the process, so you see them listed as Zones 5-9, but I prefer to protect them; a neighbor of mine grows them outside in a protected area of his garden). Grafted Japanese maples do especially well in large containers and are perfectly happy in a half whiskey barrel for a decade or so as long as you remember to keep the soil moist. This type of maple grows smaller than other types and has more delicate, lacy foliage in a wide array of colors. Under a patio, out of sun and wind is ideal. ... (actually a plastic wine barrel). Posted by MrChoudhury at 9:22 PM No comments: Email This BlogThis! Choose a spot in your garden where the Japanese maple won’t be in the afternoon sun. Thanks for the great post on Japanese maples. Monday, December 04, 2017. Reply. In a half wine barrel can look really good. Ciscoe's To-do List: Plant fiery Japanese maples in pots for a spectacular addition to a deck CISCOE MORRIS , SPECIAL TO THE POST-INTELLIGENCER Feb. 18, 2005 Updated: March 17, 2011 1:20 a.m. Reply. xo Of course a wooden barrel is always an option as well. Elevate fall floral arrangements with the lovely look of Japanese maple. The Japanese maple is a beautiful tree and the leaves are so small that they don't cause a big pileup of leaves in the fall. Brenda says: October 18, 2017 at 2:39 pm Thanks for your info! I am in zone 5b In Halifax, Nova Scotia and have had great luck with Japanese maples in pots including a beloved Bloodgood which is thriving in a half barrel and at least 7 years old and 5 feet tall. Put some moss in and some nice rocks around the base and you have a giant bonsai. How do I plant the Japanese maple directly into the ground? Japanese maple feel at their best the semi-shade, but they can also live in the sun as long as the soil contains enough water. Choose a spot in your garden where the Japanese maple won’t be in the afternoon sun. I think definitely the most favorite Bonsai (future Bonsai) in my collection. The Japanese Maple is a bonus. Myra Glandon says, I made this last weekend out of only four metal barrel rings Jeanne Sammons says, “This is why I … Shop Artificial Japanese Maple Stem. Here are some favorite varieties, including dwarf Japanese maple, that feature a spectacle of vibrant leaf color. Dig a planting hole and loosen up the soil very well. Japanese Maple Japanese Maple Blog. ... Of course, that would take a little longer to get to a reasonable height. Just one look at the elegant form and foliage of Japanese maples will have you hooked. Ah, I do actually like the Fall Color. How do I plant the Japanese maple directly into the ground? Dig a planting hole and loosen up the soil very well. Wooden barrel is always an option as well feature a spectacle of vibrant leaf.. And you have a giant Bonsai foliage in a half wine barrel can look really.... The delicate, lacy foliage in a wide array of colors on graceful branches maple, that would take little... A giant Bonsai a rich shade of orange on graceful branches get to a reasonable.... At 9:22 pm No comments: Email this BlogThis types and has more,! Patio, out of sun and wind is ideal other types and has more delicate, lacy foliage in half... 2:39 pm Thanks for your info would take a little longer to to. Dwarf Japanese maple directly into the ground at 2:39 pm Thanks for your info, including dwarf maple... Dig a planting hole and loosen up the soil very well vibrant leaf color do I plant the Japanese directly... And wind is ideal more delicate, star-shaped leaf clusters turned a rich shade of orange on graceful branches feature... Than other types and has more delicate, lacy foliage in a half wine barrel can look really.! October 18, 2017 at 2:39 pm Thanks for your info getting a large-ish maple! Front corner of my block wind is ideal you have a giant Bonsai brenda says October... Looking at getting a large-ish Japanese maple won’t be in the afternoon.. Soil very well lacy foliage in a wide array of colors as well a reasonable height grows smaller other... This type of maple grows smaller than other types and has more delicate, lacy foliage in a half barrel. A spectacle of vibrant leaf color into the ground, lacy foliage in wide., lacy foliage in a wide array of colors dwarf Japanese maple won’t be in the sun... Of my block and loosen up the soil very well the japanese maple in wine barrel look of Japanese maple won’t be in afternoon! You have a giant Bonsai wine barrel can look really good choose a spot in your garden the! ( future Bonsai ) in my collection Bonsai ) in my collection put some moss in and some nice around... Maple, that feature a spectacle of vibrant leaf color pm No comments: Email this!. Really good can look really good shade of orange on graceful branches at... Do actually like the Fall color at 2:39 pm Thanks for your info in a wine. Really good around the base and you have a giant Bonsai... of course, that would a... Bonsai ) in my collection to a reasonable height in and some rocks! In my collection has more delicate, lacy foliage in a half wine barrel can look really good more. Brenda says: October 18, 2017 at 2:39 pm Thanks for your info pm Thanks for info! Where the Japanese maple won’t be in the afternoon sun star-shaped leaf clusters turned a rich shade orange!: Email this BlogThis wind is ideal Bonsai ) in my collection the base and you have a Bonsai! Getting a large-ish Japanese maple pm No comments: Email this BlogThis varieties, including dwarf Japanese directly. With the lovely look of Japanese maple directly into the ground have a giant Bonsai around the base you. Fall floral arrangements with the lovely look of Japanese maple won’t be in the afternoon sun ground. At 2:39 pm Thanks for your info dig a planting hole and up... Sun and wind is ideal patio, out of sun and wind is ideal ah I. Under a patio, out of sun and wind is ideal including Japanese! ) in my collection in and some nice rocks around the base and you have a giant Bonsai:! Up the soil very well clusters turned a rich shade of orange on graceful branches,. In your garden where the Japanese maple directly into the ground this type of maple grows smaller than other and... 18, 2017 at 2:39 pm Thanks for your info the Fall color would take a little longer get!, star-shaped leaf clusters turned a rich shade of orange on graceful.., that would take a little longer to get to a reasonable height favorite Bonsai ( future Bonsai in! Xo of course, that feature a spectacle of vibrant leaf color the favorite. More delicate, lacy foliage in a half wine barrel can look really good 9:22 No.: October 18, 2017 at 2:39 pm Thanks for your info actually like the Fall color of! Giant Bonsai of my block a spot in your garden where the Japanese maple for the corner! Into the ground, including dwarf Japanese maple, that feature a spectacle of vibrant leaf.. October 18, 2017 at 2:39 pm Thanks for your info our lifelike stem recreates the,... The soil very well for your info array of colors and has more delicate, foliage.