Will dwarf maple seedlings stay dwarf

kimkaMay 2, 2013

I have a beautifyl dwarf Japanese maple with fine red foliage. Last spring I found a seedling with identical but smaller foliage and potted up. I just found another yesterday.

My question is will these seedlings be as dwarf as the parent tree or will they be larger or otherwise different? I don't really have any other maples near by so it is not likely this is a hybrid.

I'm also going to post this over at the tree forum.

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Larry Kahn(7b)

There's no guarantee the seedling will maintain the same characteristics as the parent, but you might as well give it a try.

    Bookmark   May 2, 2013 at 2:48PM
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Let us know what you learn, please?

    Bookmark   May 2, 2013 at 4:43PM
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