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Don Dunn

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three of the JBPs I got from pwk5017
« on: March 10, 2014, 03:13 PM »
Here are  three of the JBPs I got from pwk5017. 
When I got them I first potted them up by first spreading the roots and putting a tile under the roots. This was done to help create a good Nabari. I received 10 trees from pwk5017 and all but one that was chewed by a squirrel have done great.

I am not sure where to go with these at this time. I did not de candle them last June because I was told not to de candle a JBP that was in training only trees that have reached the desired trunk size.

I want to enlarge the diameter of the trunks on these trees and I for sure want to encourage growth in the lower buds.

Should I chop any of these above a low bud?  Should I have de candled them ? I am afraid that all the growth on top will take energy from these lower buds and they will die. I think I can pull a few needles on the top third to help.

Any suggestions, I need  some help here.