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I am new to this forum. How do you do?

i have got a beautiful, red, fancy acer, shoulder height.  This year it has got the helicopter rotor type seeds on it.  I would like to have a go at growing them.  When should I pick them?  They are red like the tree itself.

thanks for any advice!

nutcutlet

When they're ripe and start falling they'll be ready, sow them straight away and leave then outside to stratify. I use well draining compost and put grit on top.

Don't be tempted to prise them off early, they won't be ready

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