Plant Care – Acer Palmatum Japanese Maple
Light: The Acer palmatum Japanese Maple thrives in indirect light. Place it near a window where it can receive filtered sunlight. Avoid exposing it to direct sunlight, as it can scorch its foliage.
Water: Regular watering is important, especially during hot and dry periods, to keep the soil evenly moist. However, be careful not to overwater, as Japanese Maples are susceptible to root rot.
Soil: Pot your Japanese Maple in a well-draining potting mix that can retain moisture.
Fertiliser: Fertilise your plant with a general slow-release fertiliser. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions when fertilising your plant.
Humidity Requirement: Medium
Fun Facts about the Acer genus: Did you know? The Acer genus, commonly known as maples, is incredibly diverse and consists of approximately 128 different species worldwide. These species range from small shrubs to large trees, and they can be found in various regions across the globe. Maples, especially the Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum), hold cultural and symbolic significance in several countries. For instance, the Sugar Maple is the national tree of Canada and features prominently on the country’s flag.
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