Where can i get japanese maple seed?
Ah, so much misinformation you’ve received. It is possible to grow Japanese Maples from cuttings, but it is not a reliable method. Japanese Maples are notoriously difficult to grow from cuttings and very few professional propagators grow them from cuttings. The fancy varieties are all grafted. Yes, all of them. The best place to get Japanese Maple seed is from a Japanese Maple tree. Look around your neighborhood, surely someone has one that is producing seeds. This would also be the time of year to collect them. If you grow them from seed, you will not get the variety of cultivars you are hoping for. Since the varieties you desire are propagated by grafting, the seeds will not be true to the parent plant. What you’ll end up with will be generic Japanese Maples. Some seedlings will produce red leaves, some will produce green leaves. But they won’t be the fancy cultivars you want. To get those nice named varieties, you have to learn how to graft, then you need to acquire some of those na