Perfect for both new and established plants, blooming Fast Acer Feed is an organic granular feed combining the nutrients essential for the health growth of Japanese Maples. Also perfect for other garden shrubs and trees, it encourages rich, healthy leaves and vibrantly coloured growth.Directions for Use:New Acers Bare-root plants: (Plant between October-March when ground is not frozen or water-logged).Dig a hole approx. 60cm wide x 25cm deep (the roots must have room to spread out).Mix a handful of Acer Feed into the bottom of the planting hole.Once planted, add a handful of feed and work into the top soil Container plants: (Plant at any time of year in suitable soil conditions).Water container plant thoroughly and then place into hole.Carefully remove the container by cutting down each side.Mix a handful of Acer Feed into the bottom of the planting hole.Once planted, add a handful of feed and work into the top soil.Established Acers (Apply Acer Feed twice during the season)First application (April-May):Sprinkle 28g (1oz) evenly around each plant when active growth appears (avoiding stems & leaves).Mix in gently with a hoe.Water if the soil is dry.Second application (July-August):Sprinkle 28g (1oz) evenly around each plant (avoiding stems & leaves).Mix in gently with a hoe.Water if the soil is dryFor small/young trees, dose as above. For large trees use double the dose.(NB 1 gloved handful contains approx. 30g).Tips:Read all directions carefully before use.Do not exceed the recommended application rates.Store the fertiliser in a dry place away from children, pets and foodstuffs.Wash hands after use – product may irritate cut or broken skin.Avoid fertiliser lodging in the leaves or stems of the plants.Brush up any spills.