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Author Topic: Transforming a JBP bush to a bonsai  (Read 4546 times)
Adair M
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USDA Hardiness: 7B

« Reply #30 on: February 25, 2013, 04:20 PM »

Repotted.  Bare rooted half of it, the other half still has some "Brussel's Muck".

I wired it last fall before I repotted, anticipating the new potting angle.  I also shortened the apex.  I need to tweek the branches a little to get the profile right.  The second branch (the one on the left) is beginning to bud back.  When those secondary branches get a little stronger, I'll shorten it back to those buds.

I figure two more seasons of decandling, and it will start to look like something.

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USDA Hardiness: USDA Hardiness 5b

« Reply #31 on: February 25, 2013, 08:23 PM »

You're way ahead of me Adair!  I'm still in the thick of winter (though I'm off to Australia tom for 2wks for 20th yr anniversary...a badly needed vacation lol)  You did a great job on this tree, looks great!

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