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Acer palmatum

Japanese Maple

Hardy Tree

One of the finest for Bonsai. Acer palmatum is very ornamental with red and gold autumn foliage and relatively quick to display results.

Ideal For:
patio, low maintenance garden, specimen plant, woodland garden
Flowering Period:
April, May
Sowing Months:
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Position:
sun or semi shade, dappled shade
    • 1 packet (30 seeds)

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    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
    • £4.99
Sow seeds in trays, pots, etc of good seed compost in a propagator or warm place to maintain an optimum temperature of 65-70F (18-20C). Sowing Depth: 0.25 Inch (6 mm). Sow seeds at any time of year. After sowing, seal the container inside a polythene bag to ensure a humid atmosphere, leave at 70-75F (20-25C) for 6 weeks, then pre-chill for 8 weeks. After this, gradually raise the temperature to 55F (13C).

Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle into 7.5cm (3in) pots. Grow on in a cold frame and plant out the following spring or autumn in a sheltered part of the garden and grow on for 1-3 years before planting into final position in a slightly shady, sheltered spot in moist, free draining, lime-free soil.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.


Orders for packets of seed incur a P&P charge of £1.95.
Orders which include any other products will incur a P&P charge of £4.95.
Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products a maximum P&P charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.


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