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Adair M

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Shohin JBP decandling
« on: July 13, 2014, 03:04 PM »
Bastille Day!  (Or close enough.). Off with their heads!

I decandle most if my JBP around July 4. I wait until July 14 to do the smaller trees. I could wait another week or so, I had time today, so I chopped some heads!  It was actually very tedious. Took me about 2 hours.

The before:
 

Adair M

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Re: Shohin JBP decandling
« Reply #1 on: July 13, 2014, 03:06 PM »
The After:
 

Adair M

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Re: Shohin JBP decandling
« Reply #2 on: July 13, 2014, 03:09 PM »
Those of you with weak stomachs, avert your eyes!  A pic of the gore!  Lopped off candles!  And discarded poo balls!
 

Dave Murphy

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Re: Shohin JBP decandling
« Reply #3 on: July 13, 2014, 03:17 PM »
I think you missed one, Adair ;D.
 

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Re: Shohin JBP decandling
« Reply #4 on: July 15, 2014, 11:19 AM »
Nice
 

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Re: Shohin JBP decandling
« Reply #5 on: July 15, 2014, 02:00 PM »
That one is nice!  Other than having the time available, was there any reason you didn't wait?
 

Adair M

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Re: Shohin JBP decandling
« Reply #6 on: July 15, 2014, 04:34 PM »
Wayne, I was only one day early!

I still have a mini to to. The Japanese word is "mame" I think. Tiny little 2 inch pot.

I'll do that one next week.

 

Don Blackmond

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Re: Shohin JBP decandling
« Reply #7 on: July 16, 2014, 08:10 AM »
looks good.  growth looked good and healthy.
when do your jbp stop growing?  in other words, how many days do you want for growth and development after de-candling and before dormancy sets in?
 

Adair M

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Re: Shohin JBP decandling
« Reply #8 on: July 16, 2014, 12:07 PM »
Don, I use Halloween as the date my JBP should be hardening off. Maybe a week or so later. Depends upon the weather, of course.

I like to give the trees 100 days to bud and grow. So, that puts my decandling in July.
 

Adair M

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Re: Shohin JBP decandling
« Reply #9 on: July 21, 2014, 02:45 PM »
Here's the mini. Before and after.
 

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Re: Shohin JBP decandling
« Reply #10 on: July 21, 2014, 05:30 PM »
Awesome shohin, and cute little mame.

Do you have any development shots? I have some 2y.o. and 4y.o. that are starting to move from tube stock to initial shaping along these lines:
http://bonsaitonight.com/2014/07/18/developing-black-pine-setting-the-first-curves/

Your trees are great little trees to aim for.

Thanks for pics.
 

Adair M

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Re: Shohin JBP decandling
« Reply #11 on: July 21, 2014, 05:41 PM »
Sorry, Scott, I don't.

I purchased both these trees from Don Blackmond. 

I do plan to keep the thread updated as I keep them maintained thru the seasons.
 

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Re: Shohin JBP decandling
« Reply #12 on: July 21, 2014, 09:33 PM »
I really enjoy this one. The image is fantastic. The roots look like a branch and then, no, back up  :o

Very nice.

Any more history on this one Don?

Sorce

 

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Re: Shohin JBP decandling
« Reply #13 on: July 22, 2014, 09:54 PM »
Very nice.  I like this one a lot.
 

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Re: Shohin JBP decandling
« Reply #14 on: July 23, 2014, 10:59 AM »
Great exposed root pine Adair!