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Brian Van Fleet

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BVF chronicled JBP
« on: May 04, 2014, 02:24 PM »
Here is a recent shot of a JBP I've been developing from a 15-gal can from Brussel's since 2007.
It's in a middle-crossing Chinese container.
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Re: BVF chronicled JBP
« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2014, 03:14 PM »
It's looking great, Brian.

My JBP are running late this year. Your candles look nicely balanced. Good job!
 

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Re: BVF chronicled JBP
« Reply #2 on: May 04, 2014, 03:36 PM »
Thanks, everything is late this year...my kurume azalea is fully a month behind, and my J. beech just leafed out last week!
This pine shot is about 10 days old, but still nowhere close to where it usually is for the first week of May.
 

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Re: BVF chronicled JBP
« Reply #3 on: May 04, 2014, 10:53 PM »
Very nice Brian, my JBP in CT are still buds, the trees in California have great candles, better than usual.
 

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Re: BVF chronicled JBP
« Reply #4 on: August 28, 2014, 07:53 AM »
This one is going to need a lot of needle pulling this fall!  This is 7 weeks after decandling, and most of what is showing are last year's needles.
 

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Re: BVF chronicled JBP
« Reply #5 on: August 28, 2014, 09:29 PM »
Looking good.  I might suggest getting some of the moss off of the nebari.
 

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Re: BVF chronicled JBP
« Reply #6 on: September 01, 2014, 01:02 PM »
Brian, do you have a picture of what it looked like when you first bought it? It looks good.
 

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Re: BVF chronicled JBP
« Reply #7 on: September 01, 2014, 05:39 PM »
Brian, do you have a picture of what it looked like when you first bought it? It looks good.
Here is a shot of "as purchased" in 2007.  This shot is of the current back.
 

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Re: BVF chronicled JBP
« Reply #8 on: September 01, 2014, 05:42 PM »
First styling:
 

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Re: BVF chronicled JBP
« Reply #9 on: September 01, 2014, 05:43 PM »
2009:
 

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Re: BVF chronicled JBP
« Reply #10 on: September 01, 2014, 05:45 PM »
2012; new front:
 

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Re: BVF chronicled JBP
« Reply #11 on: September 01, 2014, 08:11 PM »
Brian,

I had concern about your restyle some 3 years ago, pretty sweet tree back then.  Given the progress, you have clearly improved the tree.  Took some guts, you should be very pleased.  Great job.