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Judy

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Re: Korean hornbeam
« Reply #15 on: December 27, 2013, 03:34 PM »
I thought I'd update this tree, after wiring it again today.  I didn't have to do very much editing, but did a lot of moving things around. 
I've committed to this side pretty much, although with minor changes, it could still work from the other side.  I always enjoy wiring this tree.  Something will have to be done with the left front root.  I did minimize the branching going in front of the taller trunk from the shorter one, didn't get rid of it entirely, but may at some point.
 

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Re: Korean hornbeam
« Reply #16 on: December 27, 2013, 04:00 PM »
Judy, I like this Hornbeam.... But understand your desire to do something about that root. Are you thinking of removing it?
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Re: Korean hornbeam
« Reply #17 on: December 27, 2013, 04:50 PM »
Thanks Jay, yes, I'm thinking of either removal or cutting back and hoping for some division to take place.
 

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Re: Korean hornbeam
« Reply #18 on: April 02, 2014, 09:57 AM »
Here is the tree in a new pot this year.  I really like it, the size is much better and it suits the tree very well I think.  This tree is throwing backbuds all over the place, I'm having to rub a lot of them off the lower trunk!  I did not take the hanging root off, I still don't know if I will, but in any event I left the roots largely alone this year, as I want it to build more strength before I do it. 
Here are both sides, the pot is different on each and I think that actually suits the different personalities that the tree has on each.
What do you think?
 

Don Blackmond

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Re: Korean hornbeam
« Reply #19 on: April 03, 2014, 09:27 PM »
looks good.  I like the pot, especially in 3253
 

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Re: Korean hornbeam
« Reply #20 on: April 04, 2014, 07:13 AM »
Thanks Don.  Going to let it grow wild this year, and see if I can fatten up some of the thinner upper branches.  I can't believe how many buds this thing has! I may have to do a bit of strategic defoliating to keep light moving into the interior this summer.
 

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Re: Korean hornbeam
« Reply #21 on: March 27, 2015, 07:46 PM »
The hornbeam grew very well last year, and is literally covered in buds this spring.  I did a partial repot, just enough to gain a new angle.  A bit turned counter clock and tipped a bit as well.  I'll be wiring this guy in the next few days, and will finish up the branch editing.  First pic before the preliminary hair cut. 
 

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Re: Korean hornbeam
« Reply #22 on: March 29, 2015, 12:41 PM »
Here is the tree after a big session with the cutters.  Pared it down to the keepers.  Will wire up what is left, and probably tip the tree to the left at the next repot.
 

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Re: Korean hornbeam
« Reply #23 on: March 29, 2015, 01:34 PM »
Hi Judy

That is a really nice tree.  Would love to see how it develops further.