Really gorgeous colours and photos Maddie, thank you for sharing them. I just love these red acers, we bought one a couple of years ago but unfortunately left it slightly exposed in our garden and all the leaves withered due to a biting winter wind I think, and eventually we were left with just the stem. It's only a young bush and I've kept the stem in the hope that new life will one day come back to it.
Marie, Last year that Acer ( or Maple, how you call it ) Tree had curled leaves, very dark and we thought it was dead. But this year it's so beautiful in colours, I've never seen that before such dark red. Macman, Actually last week I've spoken with someone who lives for a couple of years in Louisiana, and she told that it's always around 20 a 25 Celsius in that part of the US. She lives there as her husband works for a Chemical Concern, which also has a Factory here at ours. She was over to visit some family and friends.