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Post  Poink88 on Sat Aug 25, 2012 11:04 pm

THANKS a lot Dorothy!!! cheers cheers cheers

BTW, I posted pictures of my new tree on my thread as requested. Smile

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Post  Bob Pressler on Sun Aug 26, 2012 1:43 am

Hey Dorothy great job on the Hollywood. I've had problems with juvenile foliage when I've cut back hard. That's why I mostly gave up on them. You don't seem to have that problem-what's the secret?

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Post  dorothy7774 on Sun Aug 26, 2012 8:11 pm

Bob Pressler wrote:Hey Dorothy great job on the Hollywood. I've had problems with juvenile foliage when I've cut back hard. That's why I mostly gave up on them. You don't seem to have that problem-what's the secret?

Hi Bob,
you trim the centers first (during the growing phases). Then you come back and conservatively trim the side branchlets. Then you go back again and trim the sides to the lengths you wish. That works for me in general with junipers. However, the tree needs to be healthy and strong. Trimming the tips will weaken the juniper a bit. Usually I trim back the tips in the upper areas of the tree first. It halts the dominance and lets me strengthen the lower portions of the tree. Kind of what you do with JBP in reverse: You address the stronger parts first.

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Dorothy

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Post  dorothy7774 on Mon Aug 27, 2012 3:32 pm

Rick36 wrote:.. Good luck and to others in Florida also.

It was only a rain event for us here in the Naples/ Bonita Springs area. A pic of Isaac at Bonita Beach this morning via iphone:


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Post  Bob Pressler on Mon Aug 27, 2012 3:59 pm

dorothy7774 wrote:
Bob Pressler wrote:Hey Dorothy great job on the Hollywood. I've had problems with juvenile foliage when I've cut back hard. That's why I mostly gave up on them. You don't seem to have that problem-what's the secret?

Hi Bob,
you trim the centers first (during the growing phases). Then you come back and conservatively trim the side branchlets. Then you go back again and trim the sides to the lengths you wish. That works for me in general with junipers. However, the tree needs to be healthy and strong. Trimming the tips will weaken the juniper a bit. Usually I trim back the tips in the upper areas of the tree first. It halts the dominance and lets me strengthen the lower portions of the tree. Kind of what you do with JBP in reverse: You address the stronger parts first.

Best,
Dorothy

Thanks, I'll give it another try.

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virtual tree

Post  abcd on Mon Aug 27, 2012 5:47 pm

I think a larger pot will be better, somme details off foliage
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