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My acers have been in pots for 7 years, i would like to plant them in my garden when is the best time to do so?



Acers are pretty hardy so can be planted now while the soil is still warm and moist. I purchased one in a pot and planted it a couple of weeks ago and it is looking very happy. They need a sheltered position out of strong sun or wind with a moisture retentive, friable soil

13 Oct, 2008


Just a word of caution - after so long the Acers may well be pot-bound. It might be wise to try to tease out the roots a bit when you plant them. You will have to give them lots of water until they are established. Good luck! I hope they 'take' OK.

13 Oct, 2008

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