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lehua13

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Need Style suggestion on a Green Mountain Juniper
« on: November 23, 2017, 05:13 PM »
Her is what it looks like.  Should I jin one of the cascading branches and slightly trim the top?
 

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Re: Need Style suggestion on a Green Mountain Juniper
« Reply #1 on: November 24, 2017, 10:04 AM »
Greetings, hard to see with pic...on side and not closeup, ut, I would look at removing the cascade and leaving the remainder as an upright. Looks like it has nice movement.....
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lehua13

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Re: Need Style suggestion on a Green Mountain Juniper
« Reply #2 on: December 03, 2017, 11:55 AM »
Jay,
Thanks for the reply.  The pic was okay on my hard drive but rotated 90 degrees when posted.  What did I do wrong?  How do I control how the pic is placed?
 

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Re: Need Style suggestion on a Green Mountain Juniper
« Reply #3 on: December 04, 2017, 03:51 AM »
The cascade section looks to be much weaker than the upright part.  This is not uncommon for cascade style trees.  The upright part looks vigorous and healthy.  I think you should remove the cascade and make it into a short, stubby jin.
 

lehua13

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Re: Need Style suggestion on a Green Mountain Juniper
« Reply #4 on: December 05, 2017, 08:52 PM »
Snip,
Thanks.  It is something I am thinking about.  I am growing in the cascade.  I maybe want to jin one of the cascade branches.  The one I may keep, I think I will shorten when some back growth fills in or gets bigger.  Meanwhile I can shape the top mound.