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    [2015-] Chinese Elm - from cutting to broom

    Mid summer update, this one grew like wow I didn't expect so much trunk growth in just 2 months, I gave it its first haircut, I hope I did well Before After
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    olea europaea development

    Lovely can't wait to see what happens next
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    My non traditional bonsai

    Big German shepherd lover here, my boy (a working line) just turned 1 today. Enjoy puppyhood they grow up so fast
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    [2015-] Chinese Elm - from cutting to broom

    Yea I know this is what I said in the first post :( I had multiple cuttings in the same pot and this one took. I don't dare repot it this year, I will do as you said next spring hopefully
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    [2015-] Chinese Elm - from cutting to broom

    This little one is growing pretty good, it is in full sun 10 hours a day and it seems to enjoy it Is it time to cut back already ?
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    I'm gonna make brooms.

    Great write up, thanks for the effort I will be updating my thread later today... maybe it time to cut back
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    I'm gonna make brooms.

    I'm glad you are keeping this post updated, such a joy to read. A quick question, when do you remove the cuttings from the propagator? I always struggle with this decision, too soon or too late and it dies Thanks
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    [2015-] Chinese Elm - from cutting to broom

    Yeah I'm aware of this method and I have some root / cuttings I am hoping to develop like that. This one will be done Curtis way
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    [2015-] Chinese Elm - from cutting to broom

    Thanks Klosi, I really hope I will be able to do something decent with it over the next couple of years too. I have bad experience with "ground planting" I think it is due to the bad soil I have available, it is going into a colander next spring for sure. The zip-tie is to accentuate the...
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    [2015-] Chinese Elm - from cutting to broom

    Inspired by Greg's terrific thread I'm gonna make brooms I am trying to develop my own broom starting from a small Chinese Elm cutting. The cutting was taken on April 1st 2015, and on the 10th of May it was looking like this What I did first was cut the small branch down I then used a...
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    Questions I never asked because they might make me look stupid

    Hi Eric I don't know if anyone answered your question about the Azaleas, sorry I didnt read the whole thread so, if someone did, I apologize... A few years ago I managed to get my hands on a Kaho azalea (that I've killed and couldn't replace since ) and had similar questions. you will find...
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    Elm Root Cuttings

    I 'd say wait longer, keep taking care of them Smoke said it takes about 60 days for the new shots to show, mine was taken on April 1st and still doesn't have any shots, just some green shades showing on the cut
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    Elm Root Cuttings

    when did you do them ? maybe just wait a bit longer??
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    I'm gonna make brooms.

    It seems I got my start-up broom :) A Chinese elm cutting that (looks like) took I was thinking to remove the lower branch and the right and cut back the one on the left to the same level as the other one what do you think ? (Hope you don't mind me posting in your thread) Thanks
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    Elm Root Cuttings

    Thanks Smoke, I appreciate the tip In case you missed my previous post I am looking for a way to avoid bulge on a future mame broom, any tips to add to the what Mike said ? Thanks
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