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boon

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old olive
« on: September 28, 2010, 03:16 AM »
this is the oldest olive i've ever worked on.
i spent 5 hours working on this tree - pruning thining and wiring.

now we are looking for a new pot
 

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Re: old olive
« Reply #1 on: September 28, 2010, 08:29 AM »
What is this olive planted in?  Is that kanuma?
 

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Re: old olive
« Reply #2 on: September 28, 2010, 11:20 AM »
I kind of like this Walsall pot
 

boon

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Re: old olive
« Reply #3 on: September 28, 2010, 11:58 AM »
What is this olive planted in?  Is that kanuma?

the owner planted it in 100% akadama large size granule.  it grows really well as you see.

 

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Re: old olive
« Reply #4 on: September 28, 2010, 11:59 AM »
I kind of like this Walsall pot

Mike,
that is nice, thanks,
 

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Re: old olive
« Reply #5 on: September 28, 2010, 01:05 PM »
Boon,

Because of the large deadwood and nebari to the left, it is hard to plant the tree far enough to the left (visually). Should that limitation be accepted? I don't think it would look good and a longer, shallower pot...
 

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Re: old olive
« Reply #6 on: September 30, 2010, 11:01 AM »
Boon, What's the history on this tree? How old is it and how long has it been in the pot? I find it hard to believe that this one is the oldest one you've ever worked on!

Chris
 

boon

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Re: old olive
« Reply #7 on: October 01, 2010, 01:51 AM »
Boon,

Because of the large deadwood and nebari to the left, it is hard to plant the tree far enough to the left (visually). Should that limitation be accepted? I don't think it would look good and a longer, shallower pot...

i cannot tell until we repot it..  we probably will put it in a smaller pot and not quite as shallow.
we'll see how it looks next year.
thanks,
 

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Re: old olive
« Reply #8 on: October 01, 2010, 01:57 AM »
Boon, What's the history on this tree? How old is it and how long has it been in the pot? I find it hard to believe that this one is the oldest one you've ever worked on!

Chris

Chris,

The owner bought it last year.   The owner said it is probably 3-400 years old.  it has been in the pot almost a year. 

I used to have one that is about 120 yo.
Boon