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new port jackson banyan fig...

Postby Qitianlong » November 4th, 2014, 6:58 am

Hey all, my latest project:

Before:

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After:

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Re: new port jackson banyan fig...

Postby Ash » November 4th, 2014, 8:01 am

Looking good Q! And suits its new pot. Did it start life as a clump of trees? Ash
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Re: new port jackson banyan fig...

Postby Qitianlong » November 4th, 2014, 8:09 am

hard to tell, it looks like it could have been 3 trees fused together, but it's pretty old, between 40-50 years
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Re: new port jackson banyan fig...

Postby Qitianlong » December 23rd, 2016, 6:12 pm

Update. Before defoliation:

B E F 2016 resized.jpg
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Re: new port jackson banyan fig...

Postby Qitianlong » January 13th, 2017, 1:43 pm

After defol:

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Re: new port jackson banyan fig...

Postby anthonyW » January 13th, 2017, 2:29 pm

WOW,impressive.

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Re: new port jackson banyan fig...

Postby CraigM » January 13th, 2017, 2:35 pm

Agree, love the aerial roots.
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Re: new port jackson banyan fig...

Postby matlea » January 13th, 2017, 2:59 pm

Nice tree. One thing that does jumps out are the aerial roots on the right that have been angled back into the pot. Maybe chop these off or get a slightly larger and shallower pot so they can drop straight down to the soil? Just my 2c.
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Re: new port jackson banyan fig...

Postby boom64 » January 13th, 2017, 8:50 pm

That is one fine looking fig. Great work Qitianlong.........Regards John.
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Re: new port jackson banyan fig...

Postby Ryceman3 » January 13th, 2017, 9:03 pm

Hi Qitianlong,

I look at that fig and I think to myself...
"I'm glad it's you and not me at repot time"!!
...apart from that, I wish it was mine and not yours... :lol:
What a great tree.
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Re: new port jackson banyan fig...

Postby Qitianlong » January 14th, 2017, 4:41 pm

Thanks everyone! Yes, Ryceman3, I actually cracked the pot on the last repot... I think it'll fully split on the next one.
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Re: new port jackson banyan fig...

Postby Qitianlong » January 15th, 2018, 8:41 am

Update:

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Re: new port jackson banyan fig...

Postby Timritchie » January 16th, 2018, 10:08 pm

Hey Q, great tree, I guess it’s fairly big, how tall is it? Tim


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Re: new port jackson banyan fig...

Postby Qitianlong » January 17th, 2018, 9:50 am

Hi Tim, when defoliated it's around 45cm from the top of the pot to the apex. It's really starting to stretch out to the sides, so next December I'll re-pot it into a slightly thinner and longer pot.
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Re: new port jackson banyan fig...

Postby Hal » January 17th, 2018, 10:26 am

Very nice tree Q...are some of the larger aerial roots grafted or naturally formed?
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