Japanese Maple Murasaki Kiyohime – 50cm
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Acer Palmatum ‘Murasaki Kiyohime’ – 50cm Pot
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A decorative ornamental tree perfect as a feature plant or shade tree. Japanese Maple Murasaki Kiyohime is a dwarf Japanese Maple with a dense growth habit. The foliage provides a display year-round, foliage in Spring is fresh deep green with red margins becoming darker green in summer. In Autumn, the foliage turns a beautiful blend of yellow and orange. Japanese Maple Murasaki Kiyohime has moderate water requirements, the plant will benefit from occasional 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
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Make sure to prepare the soil before planting. Mixing in a bag of well-aged animal manure or compost can help to condition and revitalise tired soil. Make sure to blend compost/manure with the pre-existing ground, mixing thoroughly. Once the ground has been prepare, dig a hole which is wider, but not deeper, than what the original size of the pot the plant has come in. Position the plant in the hole and backfill any gaps with the excess soil. Give the plant a deep soaking of water to help settle the roots.