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I'm into trees and shrubs mostly! And... propagation, always have a pair of secateurs in my pockets, and a fistful of cuttings!

Acer palmatum

  • Season Icon Mid AutumnMid Autumn 2017
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Ok, a little Japanese Maple experiment! I collected some seeds from local parks, de-winged and soaked them for around 36 hours, drained and added to a moistened mix of (sand/cat litter/potting compost), now I'm going to cold stratify them over the winter. I'm trying two bags, one for the fridge (constant temperature), and one for outside (fluctuating temperature through the winter). Let's see what happens...