jrp red pine transplant field grown

  1. hemmy

    Transplanted JRP, Candle Pruning to Reduce Stress?

    I just dug my first Japanese Red Pine, a nursery field grown tree with a good root ball of feeder roots. What is the consensus on reducing stress and energy loss as it adjusts to life in a pot? I already cut off a 3ft leader, but it didn't have many needles relative to the lower mass of...