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RyanFrye

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Re: past do repot
« Reply #15 on: July 13, 2009, 07:37 AM »
Very Nice Ken! Can we see some of those little tridents?
 

ken duncan

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« Reply #16 on: July 13, 2009, 08:52 AM »
Hi Ryan, Here is a pic of one that was made from a large cutting about 6 or 7 years ago.
Ken
 

BarbaraM

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Re: past do repot
« Reply #17 on: July 13, 2009, 11:41 AM »
Ken,
Sweet trees, and nice stands too. 
 

ken duncan

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« Reply #18 on: July 13, 2009, 11:58 AM »
Thank You Barbara,
I got that stand in Japan in 2000 when I went on one of Bill Valavantis tours, what a wonderful time.
Ken
 

RyanFrye

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« Reply #19 on: July 15, 2009, 02:35 PM »
Thanks Ken! I'm justing starting to get into tridents. It's always good to see nice examples.
 

ken duncan

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« Reply #20 on: July 15, 2009, 06:03 PM »
You are welcome Ryan.
I think that Tridents are one of the best trees to make good Bonsai with.
Ken
 

ken duncan

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« Reply #21 on: August 01, 2009, 12:11 PM »
These little trees that I re-potted about 22 days ago are coming out strong.
Here is a pic of one.
Ken
 

roelex14

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Re: past do repot
« Reply #22 on: August 01, 2009, 10:51 PM »
i want one of these so bad for my dorm at school
i have to take all mine home so they can be outside for the winter...
u should hook me up  ;D
 

ken duncan

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« Reply #23 on: August 05, 2009, 06:24 PM »
I was a little worried about the Fukien Tea, it had been so long between re-pots (6 years, MAKE NOTE, got to watch that in the future) and there were very few fine roots left,(see pic #1 and #2)  most of them were growing out of the bottom of the pot into the turface.
I am very glad to see it growing, I new the ficus would be fine, they are tough.
The 1st pic was less than a week after it was re-potted, I had to prune a lot of the leaves off because they were drying up, it would have been better if I had leaf pruned from the start but I wanted to see it with some leaves for a better pic..
The second pic was last evening, they all are doing well, thanks to the strong will have they had to survive.
I sure wished that all of the Bonsai that I tried to grow did that.
Ken    
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Billkcmo

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Re: past do repot
« Reply #24 on: August 05, 2009, 06:42 PM »
Nice trees.  I enjoy nerifolias.  When ever I repot mine I save the big roots and pot them of for future root mame's   I use  cut paste on the cut end and wipe most of it off.  Leave too much and they dont sprout around the edges.   Be careful with the trees on the humidity tray.  The roots will come out of the drain hole and when you cut them off you might end up with a tree with out roots.  Billkcmo
 

ken duncan

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« Reply #25 on: August 06, 2009, 06:07 AM »
Thank You Bill,
I think that the tray of turface is the main reason that I have been able to keep these little trees alive for 10 to 12 years with watering only once a day in our heat. We can have weeks of 100 degree days this time of year. In the Summer I will bury the pots down in the turface to help keep the roots a little cooler.
To keep the roots in check I prune them often because they do like to grow down into the turface.
Ken