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shimsuki

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Shimpaku Color
« on: October 28, 2009, 06:11 PM »
Do anybody else's shimpaku loose their vibrant green and go to a pale green or even golden brown this time of year?
 

John Kirby

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Re: Shimpaku Color
« Reply #1 on: October 28, 2009, 08:18 PM »
Ah yes, it is natural.
 

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Re: Shimpaku Color
« Reply #2 on: October 28, 2009, 08:20 PM »
They sometimes take on an almost purple color too.  Its normal.
 

Don Blackmond

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Re: Shimpaku Color
« Reply #3 on: November 12, 2009, 08:56 AM »
Do anybody else's shimpaku loose their vibrant green and go to a pale green or even golden brown this time of year?

the color will get drab during Winter/dormancy, and it can vary between a sickly green to shades of reddish brown/purple.  once they start growing again and have food and light they rapidly return to the healthy green color you are used to.  nothing to worry about.  its natural.
 

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Re: Shimpaku Color
« Reply #4 on: November 12, 2009, 09:27 PM »
Thanks for asking this, this is my first year with a shimpaku and I was wondering the same thing. 
 

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Re: Shimpaku Color
« Reply #5 on: November 13, 2009, 09:49 AM »
Mine seem to be doing the same more this year than in the past, but perhaps it's just my imagination or better information to know what to look for.

Chris