Another juniper, procumbens this time....

Drewski

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A while ago I was poking around a nursery and found they had a bunch of juniper procumben nan that had been staked and grown for a while. I looked them over and picked this one. I liked the movement of the trunk, and thought I could air layer off the top for a cascade. Did some cleaning up on it yesterday and got a better look at the interior. I found a branch that comes off the trunk halfway up that’s too thick when compared to the trunk. So the plan so far is remove and jin the aforementioned branch. As per usual, the plant was potted deep so I need to dig down and find the base. Then, come spring, I’ll take a crack at air layering the top off. Thoughts? Suggestions?
 

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Hbhaska

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Nice find! I have a similar vertically staked JPnana that I air-layered last summer. Not sure if I have roots (can’t see any) so I’m letting it go through this coming spring. Be patient when you air-layer.
 

Eckhoffw

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Nice. I find P nana to be an amazing medium. Duh.
 

Eckhoffw

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I look forward to seeing your progression with an air layer. Please document it well.
 

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