acer griseum paperbark maple

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Alan Stenson asked 12 years ago

I enclose photo of acer griseum which is non thriving but is in leaf. its about 3years old. i have 2 others and they are doing well. I planted a cotoneaster beside it in autumn as i was going to dispose of the acer but forgot to.

1 Answers

Gerry Daly Staff answered 3 years ago
The acer is a much more attractive plant and longer lasting than the cotoneaster. There is too much competition around the acer. It needs space to grow and some feeding with tree and shrub fertiizer.. Acer can be slow to settle and take off.