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Short Progression of Ficus m.

Posted by ryan_tree 7aVA (thebonsaiguy1993@yahoo.com) on
Thu, Oct 13, 11 at 14:53

Hey all,

I've had this Ficus m. since May of this year. Back in Mid July I had started an air layer on the tree to start removing the bare, straight trunks.

Here it is when it was bought:
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I then air layered one of the straight branches:
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And I seperated that layer the other day:
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And did some work to the bottom half:
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And future plans for this guy. Cut off the branch in red, air layer off the branch in yellow, then get new branches to sprout in the green areas:
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Just thought I would share with you all.

Ryan


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RE: Short Progression of Ficus m.

That looks really neat, how old was it when you got it?


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RE: Short Progression of Ficus m.

Thanks Joe. I have no idea of the age of it, but the trunk alone is close to 3 inches, so it can't be that young.


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Nice work, Ryan!
You're improving your skills every day.


Josh


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I'll be chopping that branch on the right off. Air layering it would only slow development, and if I chop it I can flare the base on it (the right way).


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Chopped that branch off:
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