Junipers don't like wet feet?

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I figured to put that myth to the test with a young chinensis cutting. No rooting hormones.

The fish have eaten the first root. It has been dragged out of the pond for a few times, dried and baked in the sun. Flipped upside down a couple dozen times due to the wind.


The result after 400 days of floating in pond water?
Root.

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Pondsai in the making. Heck yeah!
 

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"wet feet" is different from hydroponics and even "wet feet" has
2 definitions.

Stagnant wet, and always flushed wet.

I guess that goes the same for hydroponics.

It's true with stagnant.

False for Flushed Fresh.

400 days? Nice.

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Considering the algae and the lack of rain this year, as well as a lack of a pump system, I'd say this is pretty stagnant water.
 

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Big question now is.. What would happen if you put it in a pot of your favorite bonsai substrate, and placed that in the pond.
 

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Certainly interesting. Lots of things will root in a plain glass of water. My Grandmother used to always have something rooting in the kitchen window. I don't remember the others, but the potato was goofy. I think I'll try a couple hard cases...
 

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