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Acer bare branches

my Acer has started to show bare patches on the branches. It has a good soak at least once a week and a comfy feed every month. It’s around 7 years old and has been repotted several times 


  • Pete.8Pete.8 Billericay, EssexPosts: 9,070
    Do you have a photo Steph?
    A bit more info would help us come up with some ideas.

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  • ZeroZero1ZeroZero1 Posts: 576
    Mine are showing crinkles leaves - I think its too much sun
  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 47,145
    It's probably dry. They need huge amounts of water when in pots - even in an ordinary summer. They'll shed leaves to help avoid too much water loss, and preserve themselves.
    Or did you mean bare sections of the actual branch - the bark?
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