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Alain Bertrand

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Ten year nebari journey
« on: April 17, 2012, 02:39 PM »
Cutting taken in 2001.
First pic in 2002, then cut back (a very bad inspiration, tree shape took a bad and unrepairable  turn.
Rempoting in 2005.
 

Alain Bertrand

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Re: Ten year nebari journey
« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2012, 02:44 PM »
Next re-pot in2006.
After root work.
 

Alain Bertrand

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Re: Ten year nebari journey
« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2012, 02:47 PM »
2009 Repot. Nebari starts to look good.
 

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Re: Ten year nebari journey
« Reply #3 on: April 17, 2012, 02:55 PM »
Re-potted this week in a flat tray.  Trunk diameter is 7.5 cm at the  caliper level.
 

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Re: Ten year nebari journey
« Reply #4 on: April 17, 2012, 02:57 PM »
Impressive!  Thanks for posting.

- bob
 

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Re: Ten year nebari journey
« Reply #5 on: April 17, 2012, 02:59 PM »
The tree.
I urgently need to grow branches to get more conicity and someday get something that look like a tree ;)
Another 10 year journey at least to get something barely adequate.
 

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Re: Ten year nebari journey
« Reply #6 on: April 17, 2012, 03:24 PM »
roots are great. i suggest chopping the trunk shorter
 

Alain Bertrand

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Re: Ten year nebari journey
« Reply #7 on: April 17, 2012, 03:50 PM »
That's what I was wondering and in a workshop Mr Kawabe told me that I should get back enough conicity without chopping it.
Not quite sure though.
 

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Re: Ten year nebari journey
« Reply #8 on: April 17, 2012, 08:57 PM »
Very nice.  Care to share what you're doing with the tie on the roots to the stub?  Just moving things around?
 

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Re: Ten year nebari journey
« Reply #9 on: April 17, 2012, 09:41 PM »
And if you were wanting to make this have more "conicity" why cut off that big low branch that would have been a great sacrifice branch to further thicken the base?

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Re: Ten year nebari journey
« Reply #10 on: April 18, 2012, 02:49 AM »
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Just moving things around?
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why cut off that big low branch that would have been a great sacrifice branch to further thicken the base?
It was big to the point that healing was not possible. I hope to get a lot of new buds to grow multiple thin sacrifice branches rather than few big ones.
 

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Re: Ten year nebari journey
« Reply #11 on: April 18, 2012, 07:57 AM »
Nice work Alain, you will have a very nice and interesting tree. John
 

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Re: Ten year nebari journey
« Reply #12 on: April 18, 2012, 10:45 AM »
Thanks for Sharing!!!
 

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Re: Ten year nebari journey
« Reply #13 on: April 18, 2012, 07:23 PM »
Was this purely grown in pots? Nice base :o