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By Sara234

United Kingdom Gb

I have an acer tree growing in a pot but the roots are growing upwards - do I need a bigger pot or could it be due to bad drainage?



It's being suffocated, re-pot it asap.
Use a pot that's at least 2 feet diameter and 2 feet high and it will start to breathe a sigh of relief.

20 Apr, 2011


Thank you - I am a bit of a novice and it is such a beautiful tree!

20 Apr, 2011


Acers do not like to be moved when in leaf, but it sounds like they will benefit more from a repot than leaving it till autumn.

20 Apr, 2011


I agree this is not the ideal time to repot but waiting until autumn does not seem to be an option in this case.

20 Apr, 2011

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