My first tree

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Post  Ron on Sun Apr 19, 2015 2:25 pm

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Re: My first tree

Post  JimLewis on Sun Apr 19, 2015 3:28 pm

Let's see if it is healthy, before doing anything more to it. Those earlier photos weren't very healthy looking.

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My first tree

Post  Ron on Sun Apr 19, 2015 3:30 pm

I is a very healthy tree. Had quite a bit of new growth all over the tree

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Re: My first tree

Post  GreenLarry on Mon Apr 20, 2015 6:22 pm

Hmm lower branches are much thinner than those above it. What species is it?

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Re: My first tree

Post  DougB on Tue Apr 21, 2015 3:30 pm

OP said Willow Leaf Ficus - Ficus salicaria or Ficus neriifolia depending on your viewpoint.

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