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

Posted by dongenesis (My Page) on
Thu, Aug 7, 08 at 14:51

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

  • Posted by bboy z8 WA USA (My Page) on
    Fri, Aug 8, 08 at 20:25

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


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

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


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

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


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