Japanese Acer palmatum Atropurpurea 9 cm
- 1 x Acer palmatum Atropurpureum
|Botanical name||Acer palmatum 'Atropurpurea'|
|Delivered as||Pot plant|
|Preferred Soil||Well drained soil|
|Fully grown in||15 years|
|Full grown height||2 m - 3 m|
How to take care of Japanese Acer palmatum Atropurpurea 9 cm
Water well upon receipt of the Japanese Acer Palmatum Atropurpurea. Require a neutral to acidic soil. Plant Japanese Acer Palmatum Atropurpureain light shady sheltered location as it needs protection from cold winds and hot morning sun, which damage the leaves. Best position is somewhere you can see the sun shining through the leaves. Prepare planting site with 50% potting compost and 50% top soil, plant Japanese Acer Palmatum Atropurpureaso that the root ball is just below the surface and water well for the next few weeks. Apply a top dressing of organic fertiliser during early spring but not at the time of planting wait for about 6 weeks before applying fertiliser for the first time. Give the young trees support by means of a cane. Never let the roots dry out. Pruning is not necessary but you can cut out dead wood in spring.
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