kllkll
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Japanese Red Maple leaves drying up and dying. Help!

I have a Japanese Red Maple bonsai. Have had it three years. Lost leaves over the winter and got beautiful new leaves a few months ago. Now quite a few of the leaves are turning brown and drying up. Can anyone help me?

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Re: Japanese Red Maple leaves drying up and dying. Help!

kllkll,

It's hard to diagnose at a distance but if you post a picture we might be able to offer something.

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Re: Japanese Red Maple leaves drying up and dying. Help!

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Hope I did it correctly.

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Re: Japanese Red Maple leaves drying up and dying. Help!

Your J maple is an out of doors only tree. Describe or photograph your soil, it (your tree) looks to be drowning.
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Re: Japanese Red Maple leaves drying up and dying. Help!

It's just in regular potting soil. I did purchase bonsai soil for another bonsai I had. Do you think I should transplant it into bonsai soil?

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Re: Japanese Red Maple leaves drying up and dying. Help!

Well your red-leaf maple is showing stress by leafing out in mid-summer leaves, with the soil its in now. use your best judgement.
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