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cmswink

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Dwarf Alberta Spruce from nursery stock
« on: April 19, 2016, 11:27 PM »
Hello all. I have been absent from the forums for quite a while now. I found this Alberta spruce spiral at a Lowes and just had to have it for the trunk itself. I thought I had the front all figured out but now I'm not sure. All suggestions are welcome.
 

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Re: Dwarf Alberta Spruce from nursery stock
« Reply #1 on: April 20, 2016, 08:11 AM »
Tell us what you saw in the trunk to begin with.
 

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Re: Dwarf Alberta Spruce from nursery stock
« Reply #2 on: April 20, 2016, 04:16 PM »
I like picture two as the front. I suggest allowing the lower branches to thicken up.
 

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Re: Dwarf Alberta Spruce from nursery stock
« Reply #3 on: April 20, 2016, 04:35 PM »
The trunk had enough low branches for jin.
 

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Re: Dwarf Alberta Spruce from nursery stock
« Reply #4 on: April 20, 2016, 04:36 PM »
Thank you jaxlert. I was leaning that way myself
 

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Re: Dwarf Alberta Spruce from nursery stock
« Reply #5 on: April 20, 2016, 04:36 PM »
Sorry for the side ways pics. Not sure what happened there
 

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Re: Dwarf Alberta Spruce from nursery stock
« Reply #6 on: April 21, 2016, 10:27 PM »
bwaynef. When I initially saw this tree I pushed my fingers into the soil and felt the curvature and swelling. My assumptions were right as there is a very nice base to this tree after removing the soil just to above the surface roots.
 

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Re: Dwarf Alberta Spruce from nursery stock
« Reply #7 on: May 05, 2016, 06:50 AM »
Very nice
 

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Re: Dwarf Alberta Spruce from nursery stock
« Reply #8 on: May 05, 2016, 11:49 PM »
Thank you Indo Andreas