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Post  moyogijohn on Tue Jun 05, 2012 12:00 am



This is the crab apple stump that was posted before.

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Post  moyogijohn on Tue Jun 05, 2012 12:44 am

I hope some of you remember this crab stump i brought from a tenn. nursery.. i have some fine wire on the branches for some direction.. is this looking good for the branch placement ???? comments so welcome...take care john

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Post  moyogijohn on Wed Jun 06, 2012 12:47 pm

Where are my crab apple mentors ??? what needs to be done now ?? thanks john

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Post  Todd Ellis on Wed Jun 06, 2012 1:21 pm

Hi John,
Consider growing this in the ground now for a few years. The thin branches will get thicker and you will develop the image faster. I like the leaves on this one.
Todd

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Post  moyogijohn on Wed Jun 06, 2012 11:56 pm

Todd, Thank you for your reply.. I don,t have any places to put trees in the ground here ..about how long do you think it will take for the branches to thicken like they should ??? thanks take care john

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Post  Poink88 on Thu Jun 07, 2012 1:41 am

I like the leaves too.

Have you read this article? http://www.evergreengardenworks.com/crabappl.htm It have a nice write up about developing trunk and taper as well as ramification.

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Post  moyogijohn on Thu Jun 07, 2012 4:45 pm

Dario,, thank you for the link,, i will read it tonight and try to learn something !!!! take care john

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