I have a Japanese Maple (Bloodgood) that the leaves are starting to curl and dry up on. When I bought this, I was told that it would withstand 8 hours of direct sunlight so I planted it in my front yard.
I water it every few days unless it rains. I don't see any signs of disease on the leaves, nor do I see any signs of animals chewing at the base of the tree. The mulch is out 3-4 inches from the base as not to promote rot.
Can anyone help with what might be the cause of this problem please? I really don't want to see this tree die.