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T-Town Bonsai

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Another Trident
« on: September 19, 2009, 10:16 AM »
This is a tree from a bunch that John Kirby his wife a friend and I dug several years ago.  Don't remember the year but I am sure he does.  We dug a 100+ in a couple of days.  This is one that I picked out.  Just like the rest of my material it has just been sheared, as you can see in the first picture.  So I decided to trim it back a little yesterday.  It has been wired once and will need some more.  I have 3 more this size and  will try to post the pictures soon.
 

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Re: Another Trident
« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2009, 11:27 AM »
Nice trident befitting the Son of Man.    ;)

 

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Re: Another Trident
« Reply #2 on: September 21, 2009, 09:53 AM »
Very nice tree - thanks for sharing!
 

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Re: Another Trident
« Reply #3 on: September 21, 2009, 09:56 AM »
Frank,
Memory is the first thing to go. It was December 2004, 108 trees in one effective day of digging and washing, wrapped around a stuck bobcat, a flat tire and mid 20's weather, a 1500 mile drive- and a torn rotator cuff..... priceless. John
 

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Re: Another Trident
« Reply #4 on: September 21, 2009, 10:38 AM »
Frank,
Memory is the first thing to go. It was December 2004, 108 trees in one effective day of digging and washing, wrapped around a stuck bobcat, a flat tire and mid 20's weather, a 1500 mile drive- and a torn rotator cuff..... priceless. John

I knew you would remember.  The good thing about the memory thing is that I forgot all that other stuff.  Hey I still have the trees so they other stuff doesn't matter now.
Frank
 

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Re: Another Trident
« Reply #5 on: September 21, 2009, 10:45 AM »
Frank,
Memory is the first thing to go. It was December 2004, 108 trees in one effective day of digging and washing, wrapped around a stuck bobcat, a flat tire and mid 20's weather, a 1500 mile drive- and a torn rotator cuff..... priceless. John

look familiar
 

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Re: Another Trident
« Reply #6 on: September 21, 2009, 10:52 AM »
This is a tree from a bunch that John Kirby his wife a friend and I dug several years ago.  Don't remember the year but I am sure he does.  We dug a 100+ in a couple of days.  This is one that I picked out.  Just like the rest of my material it has just been sheared, as you can see in the first picture.  So I decided to trim it back a little yesterday.  It has been wired once and will need some more.  I have 3 more this size and  will try to post the pictures soon.

looks good without leaves too
 

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Re: Another Trident
« Reply #7 on: September 21, 2009, 11:12 AM »
Yep, that was about 1/3rd of them, Matt Ouinga got 30 and a friend of his in Chicago took 20 more (took two trips to Chicago to deliver. I believe all but 1 tree made it. I still have 17 of them including the one pictured here with a 28 inch base on eb 27, 2009 during repot.

John
 

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Re: Another Trident
« Reply #8 on: December 15, 2011, 03:15 PM »
Frank,
Memory is the first thing to go. It was December 2004, 108 trees in one effective day of digging and washing, wrapped around a stuck bobcat, a flat tire and mid 20's weather, a 1500 mile drive- and a torn rotator cuff..... priceless. John

look familiar

WOW, that is alot of material. Do you happen to have some of these now?
 

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Re: Another Trident
« Reply #9 on: December 15, 2011, 03:37 PM »
Yep. If we get to them this spring I will try and replant from the tubs in to 2'x2'x4" wooden boxes. I still have a dozen or so, the one's I kept for further development. John
 

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Re: Another Trident
« Reply #10 on: December 15, 2011, 03:42 PM »
Yep. If we get to them this spring I will try and replant from the tubs in to 2'x2'x4" wooden boxes. I still have a dozen or so, the one's I kept for further development. John

Thanks for getting back so fast. Do you plan to sell one or two of them? I just love trident maples.
 

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Re: Another Trident
« Reply #11 on: December 15, 2011, 03:56 PM »
Why don't you pm me. John