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  1. base797

    Could Daconil do this, if not, then what?

    So, last year I had an issue with rhizophaera fungus, spruce needle cast. This year I have been applying Daconil fungicide as a preventative measure. Due to having so many spruce, all on slightly different schedules (pushing buds), I end up over spraying and hitting (especially small ones) other...
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    Douglas Fir

    Spent the afternoon working on this Douglas Fir. Collected in 2010, height is 26" and trunk is 2.5" above the base. Brought it inside for a pic and can take better ones tomorrow if there is interest. Patrik
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    First bonsai pot for semi cascade spruce

    Engelmann spruce, ollected in 2011, initial styling last spring. Was in an Anderson flat earlier today. Noticed a very healthy root system and lots of mycorrhizae. Not the final pot and would appreciate any thoughts, virts, advice on a final pot in a couple years. All thoughts welcome. Caliper...
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    What is the optimal timing for re-injuring a scar on JM?

    Ive got a few maples that are recovering from major branch removal within the last couple years and I am wondering when the very best time is to re-injure those scars and seal with cut paste. Last year I did it after the new growth hardened off and the results were pretty good. Also, I assume...
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    Small Colorado spruce needs a final pot

    This is a small Colorado spruce (caliper just under 2") that could go into a final pot when I make a decision on one (and buy it because my pot selection is not vast). Would love to hear people's thoughts and opinions. Virts welcome. Any styling critiques/thoughts welcome as usual. I have seen a...
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    Smallish formal spruce

    Odd that I am posting formal trees seeing as I only have a few. This one has a caliper of 3.5 inches and a height of 28". It was collected 4 years ago and got the bones set last year. No detail wiring till late summer/early fall. It came out of a mixing tub a couple weeks ago and into a training...
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    Engelmann spruce- What would you do?

    So I collected this spruce several years ago from the high country in Colorado. Trunk caliper is a little over 6 inches. Late last summer I gave it an initial styling, extra foliage was retained for health and no detail wiring. At the time I considered a jin for the top front branch that would...