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By Bannako

Kent, United Kingdom Gb

hi all; i have some acers in pots, they are in ericacious compost, and i usually water with rain water, but at the moment i have no water butt! due to house move, will tap water be ok, i live in southeast uk, and water is hard chalky, thanks for your advice, vic



it will be fine . i live in a hard water area and my acers are doing realy well .

14 Apr, 2012


Yes, they'll be fine. Mine were mostly watered with tap water to no ill effect. Acers aren't acid lovers as such - they just don't like alkaline conditions, and a bit of tapwater isn't going to do much harm.

14 Apr, 2012


tap water is realy good for seeds as it has know nasty things in it to .

14 Apr, 2012

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