There is so much Oriental flavor in this Acer. It is a very resistant, easily adaptable bonsai, which can withstand drastic pruning or is carried out in bad times. In short, it is the ideal bonsai for those who want to give a refined touch to their apartment without having to worry too much about her care. Acer is an outdoor bonsai and placed in a very bright area (such as a balcony or terrace) but possibly avoiding direct sunlight that could damage the leaves - especially during the summer - and strong air currents . The plant will reward these little cures with a beautiful red color of its foliage in the fall, which will last for a few weeks, giving full enjoyment of the seasons.
Exposure and brightness: Spring and Autumn: half shade; Summer: possibly in shade or half shade (direct sunshine would risk cracking delicate leaves); Winter: with very rigid temperatures it is to be repaired in a cold greenhouse or under a roof.
Temperature: They are resistant plants, but they must be protected when the temperature drops below -10 ° C.
Type of soil: Needed of a slightly acidic and well drained soil; Just a mix of universal soil with 20% of sand and Acadama.
Irrigation: Do not over-dry the substrate. Water abundantly every time the soil appears almost dry, especially in summer (also every day with high temperatures). Use the nebulae on the leaves.
Fertilization: Constant throughout the vegetative period, with slow release fertilizer NPK.
N.B. The specifications described above may vary depending on the climate of the area where the plant is placed and the season.