Acer Palmatum Orange Dream 3.5L

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£24.99

4 in stock

The yellow and burnt-orange spring foliage of Acer palmatum ‘Orange Dream’ contrasts beautifully with its small red blooms. The leaves colour to vibrant lime green throughout summer, before turning to orange and gold for a stunning autumn display. With an elegant spreading habit, this slow growing Japanese Maple is ideal for growing in large patio containers or as a splendid focal point for a sheltered position.

How to Grow

Pot up acer plants and grow them on in cool frost free conditions until large enough to plant outside in their final positions. When plants are well grown, gradually acclimatise them to outdoor conditions before transplanting them in borders outdoors. Grow acer trees in any moist, fertile, well drained soil in sun or dappled shade, with shelter from strong winds which can scorch the finely cut leaves. Alternatively grow acers in large containers using a soil based compost such as John Innes No.3.
Watering
Water regularly throughout the growing season until acer trees are well established. Protect plants from strong winds. Acers require little pruning other than to maintain their shape. Lightly trim stems if necessary from late autumn to midwinter.
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