Japanese Maple Series

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  1. digital flower

    digital flower No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    I took these at work the other day. Japanese Maples are among my favorite trees. There are so many variations.

    #1 This tree turns green during the summer
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    #2 Variegated Japanese Maple
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    #3 'Octopus' Green Jap. Maple
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    #4 Coral Bark Maple, 'Japanese Sunrise'
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    #5 Strap Leaf
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    Nice series! I only recently noticed this tree in, well, a cemetery. It's a beautiful tree, and it's interesting to see in your post the different types.
     
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    I love the vivid colors in the first shot. Is there a type of Japanese Maple that stays red all year long? I've always wanted one but figured they were too delicate to grow out here. (Deserty)
     
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    Thank you both for the comments. Alex06, I don't think these trees would do well in the desert, unless you wanted to water a lot. I have seen them growing in LA and San Diego, near the coast.
     

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