The big dig

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The big dig

Postby Sammy D » August 28th, 2017, 1:39 pm

Dug up an unknown plant on the weekend. Took 2 hours of sweat.

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If it survives will be a massive carving fest lol.
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Re: The big dig

Postby Raymond B » August 28th, 2017, 3:03 pm

Nice tree, looks like Melaleuca Irbyana
http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/cgi-b ... ca~irbyana
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Re: The big dig

Postby Ryceman3 » August 28th, 2017, 9:22 pm

Also putting dibs on a mel, but my guess is Mel Huegelii... Whatever it is, that's a pretty big stump!!
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Re: The big dig

Postby Mbunro » August 29th, 2017, 9:57 am

Mel adnata maybe

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Re: The big dig

Postby Waltron » August 29th, 2017, 10:55 am

Do you have a vision for it?
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Re: The big dig

Postby Sammy D » August 29th, 2017, 4:28 pm

So far no vision beyond wanting it to live lol.
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