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Sorce

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Burning Bush please comment.....
« on: September 10, 2013, 08:24 AM »
Its been a week, and its doing ok, so here it is. I had to dig this now. So far, I'm thinking about (years later) doing it like the privet in graham potters video. I want to air layer that fat low trunk that goes sideways. Then likely leaving only 3-5 other trunks.  Sorry for two pics.
I hope to get the removed trunks to heal over. If not, el carvo.
Right now its in full Sun only two hours. Going to 4-5 hours soon.

Any and all comments and Burning bush experiences welcome.
 

Sorce

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Re: Burning Bush please comment.....
« Reply #1 on: September 10, 2013, 08:46 AM »
The smoothed side likely front, stump side back.
And a top view.

If all those extra trunks come off, there will be nasty holes. Lotta healing.

I believe in tradition, but fancy the Fairy Tale style, courtesy of Walter Pall and Sebastian Sandev.
I think dark holes underneath a fire red canopy could be very intriguing.

Thanks!
 

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Re: Burning Bush please comment.....
« Reply #2 on: December 16, 2013, 07:47 AM »
I have one on the side of my house that has grown rather large. I'm going to try and air layer one of the trunks this spring. I love the fall color on these.
 

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Re: Burning Bush please comment.....
« Reply #3 on: December 16, 2013, 08:22 AM »
Nice. I heard they Airlayer easy. Just remove the flowers to conserve energy.

Mine put out these shoots from then till Halloween.

I think they will die by spring, they were frozen when green, but it set a ton of buds too.

Grinding in the spring!

Any ideas still welcome!

 

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Re: Burning Bush please comment.....
« Reply #4 on: December 17, 2013, 08:44 AM »
Don't grind until you know what is really alive, everything green here is from the base, except off the skinniest branch. Good luck!
 

Sorce

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Re: Burning Bush please comment.....
« Reply #5 on: December 17, 2013, 09:43 AM »
Thanks JK.

There are some buds set at the top of the top, it never had time to break those, it went bottom up.

Soon as they extend I can grind right? Or is there a better time?

I left those basal shoots to keep it alive. Broke one practice wiring and it ramified perfectly. 

Short a couple English privet stumps, I haven't seen much transformation work on such material.

Welcoming all comments and Ideas still!

Thanks all!

 

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Re: Burning Bush please comment.....
« Reply #6 on: May 06, 2014, 05:23 AM »
Thwarked a trunk.(with the baer grills wire saw)  And buds on top!

Still not sure where to take this.

Please comment. Even simple like, "burn it", would be completely welcome. :)

What would you do with this stump?
 

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Re: Burning Bush please comment.....
« Reply #7 on: May 06, 2014, 07:17 AM »
Grow it like a flame/clump-style until you no longer enjoy it.

Good luck getting those cuts to heal; probably best trying to keep them concealed with foliage and keep as many to the back as possible. I had a euonymus for several years and it would not close wounds at all.
 

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« Reply #8 on: May 06, 2014, 08:36 AM »
Branches lignify very quickly.  I have three large trunked ones.  I'll get a photo of them one day when home.  Old branches don't bend down well; they shear off taking a piece of trunk. Clump style can be nice but with early wiring, other styles are possible.
 

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Re: Burning Bush please comment.....
« Reply #9 on: May 06, 2014, 09:36 AM »
I'll 2nd (3rd?) the clump/flame style.  These trees are stunning in the fall!
 

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« Reply #10 on: May 07, 2014, 06:44 AM »
Thanks fellas.

I am leaning that way, toying a bit till I find  better specimen.

I didn't really think I could get them to close. Just testing this paste.

 

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Re: Burning Bush please comment.....
« Reply #11 on: September 11, 2014, 06:14 AM »
I missed this somehow    ???

looks like a nice fat piece you got there, I don't know this species at all. Are they slow growing?


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Re: Burning Bush please comment.....
« Reply #12 on: September 11, 2014, 11:52 AM »
It died. So did the Taxus. Argh.

Free minus sweat!

They are pretty slow. Walter Pall has a few nice ones.

 

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Re: Burning Bush please comment.....
« Reply #13 on: September 12, 2014, 01:06 AM »
O wei!

But it budded out?

Sorry buddy

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Herman