The L.A. Times turned to Alan Uchida of Bellefontaine Nursery. His answer: Japanese maples can get brown leaves, especially in hot Southern California. Salts in the soil; dry, windy conditions; and watering methods all play a factor. (more)
Bellefontaine Nursery garners an important award, inspiring journalist Adam Gropman to wax philosophic. We were voted Best Family-Owned Nursery as a Tale of the American Dream. We are proud to think they created that category just for us!