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andy graham

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I won't do this again
« on: June 12, 2014, 08:48 AM »
Big tree re-pot solo. Good thing this is a F. nerifolia because it's been two days and I still haven't finished.
 

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Re: I won't do this again
« Reply #1 on: June 12, 2014, 09:58 AM »
Well, look at the good side.  At least I got a clear look at how you've built the branches.

Seriously, that looks like it was a ton of work.  You'll have to be less "crotchety" so as to not run off would-be helpers.
 

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Re: I won't do this again
« Reply #2 on: June 12, 2014, 02:35 PM »
Yow. really.
How often do you have to repot??
Beautiful trunk.
 

andy graham

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Re: I won't do this again
« Reply #3 on: June 13, 2014, 11:23 AM »
...Finished this yesterday. I'm not totally satisfied with the position in the pot, but it will do for another year or two.
 

Don Dunn

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Re: I won't do this again
« Reply #4 on: June 17, 2014, 02:50 AM »
Very nice tree, I bet you'll do it again because the beauty makes it worth it all. 
 

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Re: I won't do this again
« Reply #5 on: July 29, 2014, 06:00 PM »
Budding out
 

Larry Gockley

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Re: I won't do this again
« Reply #6 on: July 30, 2014, 09:35 AM »
Looks great, Andy.  " no pain, no gain "
 

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Re: I won't do this again
« Reply #7 on: July 31, 2014, 02:08 AM »
that's one big willow leaf!  :o

how long did you grow it out for?

like the character in the trunk and the way the canopy compliments it by not being overly defined. has a very powerful feel to it  ;D

kind regards
Herman
 

andy graham

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Re: I won't do this again
« Reply #8 on: July 31, 2014, 06:46 AM »
thanks Larry and Herman. I think I've had this one about 35-38 years. It's the last one of a group that I purchased from a local nursery after a freeze had knocked them way back. they were in 5 gallon nursery containers at the time.