Cherry Trees
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Plant Soil How-to’s

Anonymous added on April 19, 2011 | Answered

What is soilless mix? I have a Japanese cherry tree. What kind of soil does it need? How do I make it myself? How do I make acidic soil for a container plant?

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Nikki
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Answered on April 20, 2011

Perhaps this article will help explain soilless mix in more detail: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/soil-fertilizers/soilless-growing-mediums.htm

Japanese cherry needs well-draining, fertile soil that is slightly acidic and should be kept consistently moist, especially if growing in a container. These articles should also help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/special/containers/how-to-grow-container-trees.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/soil-fertilizers/raise-acid-level-soil.htm

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