How to put your J M in Dormant in a zone 10?

dongenesisAugust 7, 2008

I live in a zone 10 (Florida).I know I can Grow a red japanese maple here! BUT! How can I make sure my maple goes into DORMANT mode!lol. Here it begins to get hot around November and it doesnt last to long! If anyone can give me a hand with this question it will be appreciet it!Im new with maples so I need as much help as possible! thanks!

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Embothrium(USDA 8 Sunset 5 WA)

You're not going to be able to evade the local climate with a tree planted out in the yard.

    Bookmark   August 8, 2008 at 8:25PM
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dongenesis

I can grow it indoor! is there any way I can help it go dormant?

    Bookmark   August 9, 2008 at 4:57PM
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ginkgonut(4)

Japanese maple will need cold to fulfill dormancy requirement.

Link below about dormancy and bonsai

Here is a link that might be useful: Dormancy and Indoor Bonsai

    Bookmark   August 10, 2008 at 8:08AM
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