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    ABCarve reacted to markyscott's post in the thread Defoliation 101 with Like Like.
    Not quite. I’m saying that if the shoot is not pruned, it will continue to extend and that dormant lateral buds will not be activated...
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    ABCarve replied to the thread Defoliation 101.
    Will it continue to extend if left alone?
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    ABCarve reacted to markyscott's post in the thread Defoliation 101 with Like Like.
    This is an experiment to see if defoliating alone will activate dormant lateral buds or if shoot pruning is required. There was an...
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    ABCarve replied to the thread Defoliation 101.
    Ah-ha!! So you’re saying the shoot will stop extending if you don’t defoliate?
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    ABCarve replied to the thread Defoliation 101.
    I’m still a little confused by this scenario. I understand you want the shoot to extend and thicken. Isn’t it counterproductive to...
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    ABCarve reacted to MACH5's post in the thread MY GARDEN, SHARE YOURS with Like Like.
    Have not been very active on BNut lately. Sure missing a lot of great posts. Been quite busy in the garden and everything seems to be...
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    ABCarve reacted to bonhe's post in the thread My pomegranate collection with Like Like.
    This pome was pruned and wired here and there this morning . After Thụ Thoại
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    ABCarve reacted to JudyB's post in the thread small beauty with Like Like.
    Here are some shots of a couple small pretty trees. Deshojo and dwarf apple. It's cold outside so nice to bring some happiness into...
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    ABCarve reacted to markyscott's post in the thread Defoliation 101 with Like Like.
    Expanding on the comparison between broadleaf hardwoods and pine care - we all understand that when you pull needles, you pull more from...
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    ABCarve reacted to markyscott's post in the thread Defoliation 101 with Like Like.
    Is there a list? I don’t know of one. I can tell you in my personal experience, ficus (microcarpa, burtt-davyi, salicaria), crape...
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    ABCarve reacted to markyscott's post in the thread Defoliation 101 with Like Like.
    Looking back, the general thrust of the discussion is to try and encourage a more thoughtful approach to defoliation in general. With...
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    ABCarve reacted to markyscott's post in the thread Defoliation 101 with Like Like.
    Thank you - and I thought about your question a lot. Although I’m probably the wrong person to lead a discussion about the impact of...
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    ABCarve replied to the thread Defoliation 101.
    I guess it’s a more general question. I’m looking for some plant physiology about what determines a plants ability to tolerate it or...
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    ABCarve replied to the thread Defoliation 101.
    I seem to recall a thread where someone had done a Natal plum multiple times a year. Can’t find it now. What’s the difference between...
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    ABCarve reacted to markyscott's post in the thread Defoliation 101 with Like Like.
    ABC - I’ve not worked much with Natal plum. Fairly sure that they do fine with the techniques we’ve described in here.
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