[Bougy Fan] Ficus benjamina

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[Bougy Fan] Ficus benjamina

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Ficus benjamina
Height 300mm
Air layered from a stock tree
Cost = $0.00
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I have repotted at a different angle, fed and chopped off some extra bits. Not sure if it will stay at this angle atm - just thinking about it still. I have taken a knob cutter to the branches I cut off - I really like the way benjis callous over wounds even though it takes a while :palm:
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I have been feeding this fig and it is showing

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OK this is starting to take shape now - will leave it to grow on a little while longer before repotting into a bonsai pot
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Re: [Bougy Fan] Ficus benjamina

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A bit happier with this one - will let it grow until August then I will cut it back and put it into a bonsai pot
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Re: [Bougy Fan] Ficus benjamina

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Still haven't got as much growth as I had planned. It may do better once it goes into a bonsai pot in a diatomite/zeolite mix. That will be in about 6 weeks I think - depending on the weather.

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Still no going as well as I would expect from a fig . . . . . . .
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Re: [Bougy Fan] Ficus benjamina

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This fig is finally starting to do something - this afternoon I will pot it into a bonsai pot and give it a good trim :tu:
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