Author Topic: JBP repot timing  (Read 2189 times)

Josh

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JBP repot timing
« on: February 24, 2014, 08:06 PM »
I have several well established JBP.  Boon mix, candle cutting program coming along.  Well fertilized last year.  In greenhouse, and beginning to push buds to small candles.  Some require repotting, one root bound, several others for styling reasons (changes in planting angle, front, etc).  I have been occupied with deciduous repotting, so am behind.  If JBP repotting is not particularly aggressive, OK to repot this year (due to new growth), or better to wait?
 

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Re: JBP repot timing
« Reply #1 on: February 25, 2014, 05:37 AM »
You can repot now, sounds as if you are keeping the teees from freezing? If so, get them done before they really put a lot of length on their candles.
 

Josh

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Re: JBP repot timing
« Reply #2 on: February 25, 2014, 07:10 PM »
Yes, trees will be kept frost/freeze free now and after repot.  Thanks for the info Dr. Kirby. 

Surprised to see how fast JBP are pushing this year. Most buds <1cm, yet escape branches have 5cm plus growth in February in South Dakota (in greenhouse). None of the trees I wish to repot have candles >2cm at present.

Care to offer when/what findings would suggest repotting a no no? (too late)
 

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Re: JBP repot timing
« Reply #3 on: February 25, 2014, 08:12 PM »
Hmmmm, more to do with time to prime growing season.

Where are you in SD? I spent 41/2 years in Brookings.
 

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Re: JBP repot timing
« Reply #4 on: February 25, 2014, 08:23 PM »
Sioux Falls, long way from anyone who has interest in bonsai. How long ago did you leave our great state?
 

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Re: JBP repot timing
« Reply #5 on: February 25, 2014, 08:37 PM »
August 2010, worked at SDSU
 

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Re: JBP repot timing
« Reply #6 on: March 10, 2014, 03:19 PM »
Josh
How old are these JBPs? I would love to see a picture of them, what have you done to them so far. Are they Seedling cuttings and have you wired them yet?