Acer Senkaki Maple 33cm
$119.00CODE: TGAACESEN33 *
Senkaki Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum) – 33cm
A decorative ornamental tree perfect as a feature plant. Japanese Maple Senkaki is best known for its stunning red stems and autumn colour. The foliage provides a display year-round. Foliage in Spring is crisp, lush green. In autumn, fiery red and orange colours will appear, giving your garden an eye-catching display. Japanese. The plant will benefit from regular watering in Summer. Requires fertile, humus-rich soil with protection from strong winds.
These maples are perfect for an entry display, potted, or as a feature in the garden.
Position: Part-shade – Full shade – out of the afternoon sun.
Height: 3-5 m
Width: 2-3 m
Prepare the soil before planting. Mixing in a bag of well-aged animal manure or compost will help to condition and revitalise tired soils. If adding organic matter to your soil, make sure to blend the compost or animal manure with pre-existing soil, mixing/digging it together thoroughly. Dig a wider hole, but not deeper, than the pot’s original size has come in. Position the plant in the hole, backfill any gaps with the excess soil. Do not bury the graft of the plant. Give the plant a deep soaking of water to help settle the roots.
Planting into a pot: The container chosen is large enough to accommodate the plant being planted. Never pot a plant into a container that is too small. Use a premium quality potting mix as this has all the added fertilisers and wetting agents required for having a healthy plant.
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