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Finishing up decandling period – Bonsai Tonight

I ended up decandling my red and also black pines regarding a week back. As well as considering that I would certainly overlooked to draw needles or slim branches last loss, I did that job also.

( If you’re brand-new to decandling, see “ Decandling: an extensive overview” for information.)

Below’s what this job resembled on an 18 year-old ache.

Before decandling

Prior to decandling

After decandling

After decandling, trimming, and also needle-thinning, 11 ″ (many thanks, Max!)

As you can see, over fifty percent of the tree’s vegetation was gotten rid of. For a tree with reasonably thick vegetation, this is regular. I anticipate that a couple of even more years of the tree and also this job will certainly have a shape more detailed to what I desire for it.

Right here’s an instance of the exact same deal with a much older tree.

Cork-bark black pine

Cork-bark black ache

After decandling– 25 ″

I left a lot more needles on this tree as it expands gradually as a result of its age and also its being a cork-bark ache (cork-bark pines are commonly much less energetic than non-cork bark pines).

After decandling, I quit feeding for one month. In very early August, I’ll begin feeding once again and also proceed using plant food with completion of the expanding period.

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