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Acer Fire Cracker

Acer Fire Cracker

Acer fire cracker is a slow growing acer which can be grown into a shrub or a small tree. Its feathery like leaves are red-purple during the summer turning to bright orange-red during the autumn. It will eventually grow 2.5-5m tall and spread 2.5m-4 wide. Plant in partial shade and a sheltered spot to protect from cold winds. Very hardy plant and the buds will start to reappear early spring.

  • Care instructions

    Plant in either ground or pot make sure it is twice as big as the original pot. Plant in a nice sheltered spot so it is protects by the wind. Can be planted in multi purpose with John Innes and a bit of ericaceous for best results, you can also put some root grow in the boottom of your hole as it will help roots establish. Normally needs once a week of watering but if the weather is hot then sometimes twice a week. ericaceous will help encourage vibrant foliage.

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