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New cuttings
« on: February 21, 2013, 11:48 PM »
Just got my shipment from Bill V.  stuff looks great!  Now I just need a little help in the right direction to pot them.....was thinking 6" pots, with a mix of potting mix, sand, perlite, then tend to them and let them grow for a year.  Then wire for shape and let them grow again!

Any ideas would be appreciated.  Got cherry, plum, quince red pine, and Japanese beech.

William N. Valavanis

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Re: New cuttings
« Reply #1 on: February 22, 2013, 09:39 AM »
Your soil mix for developing the trees sounds good, just make certain its coarser than finer.

I think the 6" pot for the cherry is good, but too big for the others, especially the pines. It is not a good idea to use a pot which is too large in proportion to the plant.

Good luck!