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!

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
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
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
dongenesis

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

    Bookmark   August 9, 2008 at 4:57PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
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
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Zone 5a and 4b Hardy Japanese Maple Cultivars
This past winter should be a good indicator as to what...
whaas_5a
Acer Rubrum Redpointe - Pictures Anyone???
Was originally looking to get a Autumn Blaze but read...
sam268
Eric's Weeping Japanese Maple
I was at Home Depot yesterday and got this Eric's Japanese...
Allan870
October Glory/ Sun Valley Maple growth habit question/input pls
Hello everyone. I am in a bit of a spot. I want a nice...
RGodman
Species Acer Palmatum leaves turning red
I have a couple of species A.p. seedlings under lights...
ysrgrathe PA 6b
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™