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Acer

£130.00
15 Litre
Key information

The Acer is a striking Japanese maple that provides vibrant colour for most of the year. In spring the large leaves are a purple red which develop to a crimson red in autumn. This tree can be planted in a pot or within borders. Its beautiful colour often makes them a star of your outside space.

Good to know
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Evergreen
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Year round interest
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Delivery & Returns
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Top Tip

Help avoid leaf scorch (when the leaf turns brown) by watering thoroughly during the warmer months.

How to care

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Aspect
Thrives in partial shade but can tolerate sun

Leaf colour is most vibrant in partial shade.

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Care Level
Low maintenance

Don't let the soil dry out.

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Watering
Regularly

Thrives in moist, well drained soil. Water well in the hotter months.

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Feeding
Compost

Plant with a good quality, peat free compost. Add a layer every spring to ensure nutrients feed through to the roots.

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Soil
Acers thrive in most soil types

Ensure the soil is well drained. When planting add a drainage medium, such as grit or crocs, to encourage better drainage.

Quick facts

BOTANICAL NAME
Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood'
PLANT TYPE
Tree
RECOMMENDED SOTO POT SIZE
Large or X-Large
HARDINESS
Very hardy
HEIGHT (INCLUDING NURSERY POT)
100cm+
TOXICITY
Not that has been reported
EVENTUAL GROWTH (10-20 years)
Height - 4m, Width - 4m

How to pot a plant

In this Soto Masterclass we take you through the steps on how to pot a plant.

Follow along with Max as he demonstrates the importance of drainage holes, how to use compost and watering after planting.

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