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JRob

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Re: My First Trident
« Reply #30 on: December 10, 2011, 07:03 AM »
So Jerry,

How many times a day does that need to be watered?

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Re: My First Trident
« Reply #31 on: December 10, 2011, 01:21 PM »
Beauty of a little guy. Other than the watering, which as JRob asks has got to be often, what are the difficulties with this size tree.?

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Jerry Norbury

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Re: My First Trident
« Reply #32 on: December 10, 2011, 03:09 PM »
Remarkably it's watered once a day - I leave it completely buried in a bigger pot, along with a number of others. Eventually they grow roots through the bottom of their own pots and into the big pot and generally make a party of it.

What's different? Well, there is no room for a design mistake because of the extremely limited number of branches. In the case of the Acer Campestre, individual leaves visually represent entire foliage pads.

Often, in this size, they only look good while the leaves are coming out - so defoliating one or more times a year is quite typical.

 

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Re: My First Trident
« Reply #33 on: December 10, 2011, 03:44 PM »
Not wishing to hijack the thread, but here are a couple more Mame and Shohin Acer Campestres. They're all grown from cuttings or collected seedlings.


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