Return to the Maples Forum | Post a Follow-Up

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!

Follow-Up Postings:

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.

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?

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

 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!

Return to the Maples Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.

Learn more about in-text links on this page here