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  1. jason biggs

    Cannabis Bonsai

    hey dad can i borrow 1 of your pots?????
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    strangler figs

    spring is here so hopefully they will take off...
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    strangler figs

    I had 3 x trees die this year - instead of binning them, there may be a future?? I used some toxic looking wood preserver lying around so lets see...
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    Your setup looks really neat and professional... those little containers look cool
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    Tips of willow leaf ficus yellowish

    you got a PROPER starter tree there - well done. :cool:
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    Ficus struggling after repotting

    i repotted some ficus over a month ago and they haven't budged... even my acacias are only starting to show now... something is wrong with the weather ... defoliate completely and wait for the rebound :)
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    check my baobabs

    the roots will always be ugly here so amputation is necessary - the tree will look much better in a few years :)
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    Can I graft onto a calloused wound (or is that area effectively 'dead')?

    2 x ficus microcarpa with large deadwood sections... in the first picture i thread grafted a rooted cutting a year ago and now 2 small rooted cuttings that are starting to take... i don't think the ugly deadwood ever goes away but lets see.... (think i am going to keep on cleaning areas of the...
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    check my baobabs

    didn't repot too many this year - letting them stretch their legs and arms...
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    check my baobabs

    here's one i am trying to grow out like a normal tree - easily 30 years old - the base has stayed thin...
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    check my baobabs

    check out this legend base o_O
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    check my baobabs

    @Stella just to show you how much root you can comfortably remove
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    Can I graft onto a calloused wound (or is that area effectively 'dead')?

    i think a lot depends on the species and ones climate... ficus for example are much easier than most, they also throw aerial roots to cover dead areas...
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    check my baobabs

    check post 21 (september 2019) i cut 90% of the roots off and that tree is booming... you can do all the work right now -cut the tree above the 1st 4 small branches and cut the whole rootbase off (around the purple line) baobabs need very little root tissue to grow strong... my potting mix is...
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    check my baobabs

    Hi Stella I am in Nelspruit, so my growing conditions are near perfect for them... no signs of life yet - they only really get going middle October... I wouldn't waste my time with root cuttings, or any cuttings really... There are some very nice baobabs (bit expensive) at the nursery in Midrand...
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    Trunk Fusion in 2 months. Tiger Bark Ficus

    2 months - almost unbelievable 😲
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    Angel Oak tree (mame) in 2 ft pot. Just over a year plus tree progress

    the dude with the best growing conditions on the planet. do you think the branches (where they touch the soil) can root?? We have a tree in Pretoria called the wonderboom (ficus) that has done that...
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    What’s going on in amcoffeegirl’s backyard

    your collection is getting really nice :D
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    Progression thread - Ulmus Parvifolia & Trident

    I think both those trees have potential - well done.
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    Had my trees stolen last weekend.

    the fat one smoking looks gangster :mad:... monkeys like that should be publically humiliated, if caught...
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    BRT 1

    i think the second trunk is coming along nicely... amazing how this tree has bulked up in such a short space of time...
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    Progress on a Rabbit’s Foot Acacia

    this one looks cool ... I think this is what we call sicklebush (dichrostachys cinerea) looks exactly like an african acacia without thorns. the bark is awesome.
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