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Re: Japanese lace maple and magnolia trees


Re : Japanese lace maple and magnolia trees -- Sherry G
Posted by Newt , Jul 23,2005,07:20    Top of Thread   Forum


Hi Sherry,

There are many Japanese maples with the name 'lace', so without knowing the full name of your tree, it would be difficult to say if yours is an upright or weeping type. If it's grafted then the ultimate size will depend if the graft is high or low. A high graft will produce a taller tree. Most are slow growers. Here's a wonderful site with all kinds of helpful info on Japanese maples.
http://www.mountainmaples.com/WS4D_Cookie=5.24.04_17,39,13_15/articles.html

Magnolias generally don't need to be pruned. They do tend to get girdling roots so I'll include a site for that. Here's some info on them. Note that some varieties are also very slow growing.
http://hgic.clemson.edu/factsheets/HGIC1015.htm

Planting, root info, care, watering and mulch.
http://www.ext.nodak.edu/extpubs/plantsci/trees/f1147w.htm
http://www.ext.colostate.edu/pubs/Garden/07226.html
http://www.mdvaden.com/advice-landscape.shtml#wateringsuggestions
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/MG089
http://www.ext.colostate.edu/pubs/Garden/02926.html
http://horttp://www.cnr.umn.edu/FR/extension/StemGirdlingRoots.html
http://www.cnr.umn.edu/FR/extension/StemGirdlingRoots.html
http://www.treesaregood.com/treecare/mulching.asp

Newt


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