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Z0h

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knees on a pine
« on: June 23, 2013, 03:18 PM »
Hi all - have been considering whats next for some work on a P.syl.beuvronensis (dwarf scotch pine) that has knees.  I'm considering air layering just below the current soil line to rebuild nebari, but any other thoughts on handling the knees? 

It'll get pruned and wired this fall, with some work on the jin as well.

here are some images

 

bwaynef

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Re: knees on a pine
« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2013, 09:13 AM »
I'd work to get rid of it.  In a pot next to a BC they're often distracting.  In this case, (to me) it is distracting.  Its also not a knee (like a BC at least) but a hairpinned root that shouldn't have been allowed to form in the first place.