elaeagnus oldhamii assistance

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paul smedley
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elaeagnus oldhamii assistance

Post by paul smedley »

HI all.

One last post and apologies for the amount.

I have a sweet olive that desperately needs something done with it. Do these back bud at all? As you can see by the picture it is basically a trunk which is dead straight and then a profusion of twigs spraying all over the place. Can it be air layered with any luck? not sure that will work though as the twigs are dreadfully thin. Should it just be repotted into a bigger pot and left for another year?
olive2.jpg
Any suggestions would be awesome.

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Re: elaeagnus oldhamii olive assistance

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Just wondering if anyone has had a chance to look at the question. i would love to start something with it but am a bit unsure of where to start.
Cheers P
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Re: elaeagnus oldhamii assistance

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Sorry Paul. Have read it, just know nothing about it. Even googled it and learned very little. :reading:
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Re: elaeagnus oldhamii assistance

Post by KIRKY »

They bud back well. Have a tendency to just grow up and straight so you need to wire while branches are yound or clip and grow. Leaves are slow to reduce in size but will reduce.
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