Struggling Conifer

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Struggling Conifer

Postby The Munt » May 28th, 2018, 5:10 pm

Hey guys,

This old conifer was hiding behind my shed, not really getting any light since i put the shed up and was on a steady decline. Decided to stick it in a pot and see what happens. Gave it a fairly brutal trunk chop to facilitate the pot. Anyone know what it is?

Juniper? Thuja? Cupressus?

I know it may die at the hands of a newb but it was going to if i didn't do anything so figured there may be a lesson to be learnt here. :cool:

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Re: Struggling Conifer

Postby benbonsai » May 28th, 2018, 6:31 pm

I doubt that will survive with that amount of foliage left.
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Re: Struggling Conifer

Postby The Munt » May 28th, 2018, 7:23 pm

Fair enough. :cry:
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Re: Struggling Conifer

Postby Ryceman3 » May 28th, 2018, 9:17 pm

Mmmm... sorry Munt but I’m with benbonsai on this.
I’m also very often wrong so feel free to correct me with a load of new shoots and healthy tree in the Spring!
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Re: Struggling Conifer

Postby The Munt » May 29th, 2018, 10:15 am

Well it may be a quicker lesson than I expected... but a lesson nonetheless!

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Re: Struggling Conifer

Postby melbrackstone » May 29th, 2018, 10:20 am

Best way to learn....
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