Pinching spring buds on Japanese maple MARCH 7, 2017 by JONAS DUPUICH 7 COMMENTS Spring is a busy time for keeping after refined Japanese maples. In order to keep internodes short, I pinch new shoots as soon as they emerge. Shohin Japanese maple â€“ 6.5â€³ tall, 13â€³ wide Because the buds open at different times, I check this tree daily to see if there are new shoots to pinch. I leave the first pair of leaves alone and pinch the next pair as soon as I can reach them. Hereâ€™s…
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