Planting Japanese Maple - Knowledgebase Question

Cheektowaga, Ne
Question by zionfeather9
March 31, 2009
hi, i want to plant a Tamukeyama Maple tree in my backyard but my backyard is always saturated. what would be the best place to plant the tree?


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Answer from NGA
March 31, 2009

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If you want your new maple tree to thrive, build a mound and plant it high. While maples appreciate moist soil, saturated soils will suffocate its roots. So, make a mounded island bed, plant your maple and then plant some companion plants on the island to make it a focal point in your backyard.

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