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    Drew replied to the thread Trident Maple Fail.
    Second thoughts.... on timing, the buds are breaking now so normally I would be repotting it but as I’ll be doing a half ground later on...
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    Drew liked garywood's post in the thread Trident Maple Fail.
    Drew, underneath the trunk should be removed, everything. then only lateral roots grow which encourages basal flair.
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    Drew liked Dav4's post in the thread Trident Maple Fail.
    You've got the beginnings of a pretty decent root spread there... you just need to have it ramify. I agree w/ Al and Gary... don't cut...
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    It is moving along quite nicely. Well done. I would slow the growth on the right side branch a bit ( possibly creating further bud back...
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    Drew liked Shibui's post in the thread Trident Maple Fail.
    I think the layering will be your best option. Grafting small roots into a great, fat trunk is not easy to match cambium. Cutting all...
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    Drew replied to the thread Trident Maple Fail.
    Thanks @Shibui the ground layer at the new angle is the way I was leaning towards as well. This operation is being done today so I’ll...
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    Drew replied to the thread Trident Maple Fail.
    Thanks Al, I wasn’t planning on taking any of the foliage off at this stage as you say, I’m only interested in getting the nebari at the...
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    Drew liked Smoke's post in the thread Trident Maple Fail.
    Once again think it thru. If you cut all that business off on the left, how will you grow that flare and footage in that place on the...
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    if you plan on using that thick right branch as a leader, i wouldnt worry about the left side of the nebari. because i would slant the...
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    Got yourself a great project there!
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    Drew posted the thread Trident Maple Fail in Maples.
    So this one was planted the in the ground for a few years WITHOUT anything under it and you can see the results in 2016, I took some of...
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    Drew replied to the thread Bonsai at work….
    How did you do the root graft?
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    Drew liked Smoke's post in the thread Large Trident Maple.
    Lets break this down into parts. 1. Leaves and twigs power a tree. 2. If you chop a tree it will push new growth. 3. if you choose a...
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    I did start ground growing some years ago like this (fagus, acer campestre, carpinus betulus, tilia cordata). I ground layered every...
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    Drew replied to the thread Bonsai at work….
    How is this one in the terracotta pot going these days? Did you do any root grafts you any if your JBPs?
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