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Q.I transplanted an Acer trompenberg from a pot to a border about 6 weeks ago it still appears to be dormant why?

Zone L27 northern england | Anonymous added on May 7, 2020 | Answered

A pot to the border 6 weeks ago and it appears to be still dormant why?

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Answered on May 9, 2020

First make sure it is still alive. Scrape off a little of the bark. If you see green, then it is OK. Also the branches should be flexible, not brittle.

It may be that your plant is still trying to adapt to its new surroundings. Make sure it's not getting too much sun.

Here are links to two different articles that should help you determine why it seems dormant:



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