Umbrella tree clumpers.

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This plant is thriving, so I Wanted to document the progression of this Lowe’s arbicola I got last winter.

when I got it
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Teased out the roots.
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repot with 50% original soil and 50% bonsai mix🙃0DF01E46-0AAD-4A52-A08D-01A01216219C.jpeg
Put it in a plastic comforter bag for a week😂.
Realized I may be in for problems, so I ditched the bag. 1B2038E4-312B-47D8-A19D-3EDC44BBA6EC.jpeg
Today I took a shot of its growth. 099AB774-6954-4BFE-B693-044056F4E85B.jpeg
And also noticed what looks to be aerial roots forming! 🤗
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It will be going into the house under lights soon so I hope I can keep them roots pushing’!
 

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will be going into the house under lights soon so I hope I can keep them roots pushing’!

I think you should know those roots will keep pushing and start redirecting them, even if it means some break.

I been running into this problem where, setting up auto water for vacation leads to aerial roots already to off to make right by the time I return.

Bread ties can be used to gently guide them.

I think it's also important to remember to keep inverse taper to a minimum too, which would mean removing or slowing the growth of ones higher up.

Sorce
 

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I think you should know those roots will keep pushing and start redirecting them, even if it means some break.

I been running into this problem where, setting up auto water for vacation leads to aerial roots already to off to make right by the time I return.

Bread ties can be used to gently guide them.

I think it's also important to remember to keep inverse taper to a minimum too, which would mean removing or slowing the growth of ones higher up.

Sorce
Thank you!
Definitely would not have occurred to me till it was too late.
 

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