Fall, 2012

by Dave Schuler on November 12, 2012

That’s the view through my front window. The tree is a Japanese maple, var. Twombly’s Red Sentinel. As you can see, it has a more upright form and a denser cluster of leaves than the typical Japanese maple that you see. When I took this picture it was just at the perfect time of day at the perfect time of year. The sunlight pierces right through the leaves, turning the whole tree into a blazing torch of color.

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Janis Gore November 12, 2012 at 10:54 am

Gorgeous.

jan November 12, 2012 at 11:56 am

We have a Japanese maple that has that same coloration in our N. CA home, Do you ever prune your tree?

Ann Julien November 13, 2012 at 2:46 pm

Beautiful!!

MaryRose November 14, 2012 at 9:37 pm

So beautiful.

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