Native to eastern China, Acer buergerianum, called trident maple is commonly seen in Korea, Japan, Taiwan and China. Trident Maple is a medium to small tree, reaching 20-30 feet tall in a landscape. Acer buergerianum is hardy to USDA Zone 5 and performs best in acidic soils. The trident maple can be cultivated as a bonsai tree as well.
Please use for sowing Jiffy 7 Peat Pellets, soak them in water and put in a plastic pot.
Alternatively, normal seed substrate could be used as well.
Sow the seeds on the peat pellets and cover the seeds with a thin layer of peat (about 2 mm).
Then put the plastic pot in a ziplock bag - with a pot size of 6 cm , a ziplock bag of size 12 x 17 cm is recommended . Fill in the ziplock bag as much tap water with a few drops of universal fertilizer, so that after the absorption of the substrate a few mm of water remain on the bottom.
Location: on the windowsill or in a small greenhouse in partial shade, daytime temperatures at about 75-83 F, somewhat lower at night at 68-75 F. The resulting micro-climate provides ideal conditions for germination.
price is for 15 seeds
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