[Tony Bebb] - Willow Leaf Fig

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Willow Leaf Fig (ficus nerifolia) originally 35-40cm before the trunk chop last year. Cost me nothing as it was one of a few cuttings put down about 6 or 7 years ago and has been one of that group of trees that sit there waiting for something to happen. Gave it a trunk chop last year as it's time had come.
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Thats a nice base to start with Tony :tu:
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What a rippa :cool:
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Ahh well. :palm:

Been offline for a bit and missed the warnings. Not having a great run with my entries.
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At least this ones growing well

Good luck all who did the right thing ;)

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Its still going to make a great Shohin. So in that respect, WINNING!!! :yes:
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That ones POWERING along :tu:
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Very bamboo like, the willow leaf ficus :o
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that is looking really good so far, cant wait to see it at the end, good luck mate :)
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Gave this one a prune on the weekend also.
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The growth on the ends is good enough and the wire is just starting to mark the branches at the base.
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The bark is just developing on these branches and the scarring should grow out well.
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A couple of branches removed and the top left alone. I have finger bent the branches to keep them flatter to get better foliage layers when it grows.
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I didn't realise you missed the deadline Tony, Bugger.
But I did tell ya I would beat ya :P

The fig is looking great :tu: Thanks for the continued updates.
It's too bad your in such a hurry cause the stories I could tell you, Bushels and baskets of stories, hole crates full of stories. But if you can spare a moment I will tell you one story.
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Bretts wrote:I didn't realise you missed the deadline Tony, Bugger.
But I did tell ya I would beat ya :P

The fig is looking great :tu: Thanks for the continued updates.
Geez I missed this comment Bretts. It is a bugger cause I didn't realise. Thought all three were good, but this one posted earlier. I still got one in cheeky bugger. ;)

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Time to let it grow through the winter. All the shoots left on are wanted ones and will grow well in spring.
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It would have been a real contenter Tony :yes: i doubt I could have betterd this one no matter how much DL and UV's I threw at it :shifty:

Your comment gave me a fresh laugh today as I saw the reference to me in the buxus thread and I had no idea what it was about. Then I started wondering why everyone was updating thier shohin trees and it dawned on me I better check if an update was due.

I could have easily missed mine and been in the same boat :lol: :palm:
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Even though I made a technical error that saw this one excluded, it has been good to keep up the work on this tree and finally make it a Bonsai. So here is the end of this one as well.
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Lovin it :tu:
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