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By Julier

Staffordshire, United Kingdom Gb

Hi Everyone
I have an acer palmatum f.astropurpuream which has been in a pot since I bought it last year, having re-potted it into ericacious soil. However this year it looks very sorry for itself, and has put on no new growth. What am I doing wrong?



By 'no new growth' do you mean no leaves this year or that it hasn't grown? As you have it in a pot did you protect it from the heavy frosts last winter? Then the usual questions is the pot somewhere wind free, in semi shade and are you watering regularly.

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20 Aug, 2011


Did you feed it Julier? All plants in pots need regular feeding, and careful attention to watering.

22 Aug, 2011

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