Old Chunky - 30 yr old PJF

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Old Chunky - 30 yr old PJF

Post by Qitianlong » October 31st, 2013, 3:53 pm

Hey all,

got this old fella from Ray Nesci's a while back:

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did some work to bring the foliage in a little:

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and then just recently defol'd and cut back and re potted:

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Re: Old Chunky - 30 yr old PJF

Post by Qitianlong » January 16th, 2014, 11:40 am

in leaf again

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Re: Old Chunky - 30 yr old PJF

Post by Boics » January 16th, 2014, 11:49 am

Looks nice and healthy.
What do you feed this one qit?
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Post by Qitianlong » January 16th, 2014, 2:46 pm

seasol, dynamic lifter that I soak in water and then pour on, and thrive. one of these weekly since the leaves started coming back
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Post by Qitianlong » December 23rd, 2016, 6:07 pm

Update:
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Re: Old Chunky - 30 yr old PJF

Post by Qitianlong » January 16th, 2019, 9:38 am

this guy was quickly out growing the pot, so i've given him some room to move.
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Re: Old Chunky - 30 yr old PJF

Post by BirchMan » January 16th, 2019, 12:13 pm

Nice one, the ramification has improved dramatically.

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Post by anthonyW » January 18th, 2019, 2:20 pm

Enjoying your progression Q, ramification looks to be coming along nicely, all takes time, well done.

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Re: Old Chunky - 30 yr old PJF

Post by Watto » January 18th, 2019, 2:46 pm

Yep, I agree with the others, and I also think the the trees new home is an improvement.
Well done
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Re: Old Chunky - 30 yr old PJF

Post by boom64 » January 18th, 2019, 7:30 pm

Looking great ,well done a very powerful looking tree . Cheers John.

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