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Post  MichaelS on Tue Nov 10, 2015 2:14 am

Chojubai


Kurume Azalea


Cotoneaster raft



Chinese Quince


Same tree in Autumn



Flowering Apricot


Toyonishiki (?) Flowering quince


Chinese elm


....With future layering virt..


Crab


Kurume Azalea (in old pine tree style)


Purple leaved elm


Root conected shimpaku 5 years from a layer



Trident group


Trident group


Port Jackson fig


Trident group winter


English elm (naturalistic style  Suspect )


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Post  M. Frary on Tue Nov 10, 2015 3:04 am

Very nice trees Mike.
I've never heard v of a purple leaf elm. Is it Chinese or american. Do you have a picture with leaves. I'm kind of an elm collector and I want as many different kinds I can get my hands on. Looking into variegated varieties also.

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Post  MichaelS on Tue Nov 10, 2015 3:20 am

M. Frary wrote:  Very nice trees Mike.
I've never heard v of a purple leaf elm. Is it Chinese or american. Do you have a picture with leaves. I'm kind of an elm collector and I want as many different kinds I can get my hands on. Looking into variegated varieties also.

Hi M, It's new buds are quite purple but later fade to a dull olive green. I believe it's a cultivar. U ''Purpurea'''?
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ulmus_%27Purpurea%27

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Post  Precarious on Tue Nov 10, 2015 4:51 am

Stellar collection Michael, I lose track of time looking at them!

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Post  Tom on Tue Nov 10, 2015 7:06 am

MichaelS wrote:

English elm (naturalistic style  Suspect )

You may jest, but I think that's a very elegant and natural looking tree. I like it a lot.

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Post  Khaimraj Seepersad on Tue Nov 10, 2015 10:26 am

Thank you Michael,

beautiful!
Please keep showing.
Until.
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Re: Some trees

Post  kevin stoeveken on Tue Nov 10, 2015 12:20 pm

Tom wrote:
MichaelS wrote:

English elm (naturalistic style  Suspect )

You may jest, but I think that's a very elegant and natural looking tree. I like it a lot.

my sentiments exactly.

as for the others... meh Rolling Eyes



JOKING - great stuff michael... almost renders all discussions about style in another unnamed thread as moot...
(in other words: beautiful trees do not need to be labeled and tagged as a certain style... they just "are" )

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Post  Richard S on Tue Nov 10, 2015 7:01 pm

Mike, some great trees there thanks for posting.

The Elms are particularly appealing to me but the rest are also very nice. That Cotoneaster raft looks interesting too. They're underrated as a flowering species I think.

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Re: Some trees

Post  AlainK on Tue Nov 10, 2015 8:03 pm

Great trees!

My favourite one is the elm you call "naturalistic" - I hate this label, I love the tree Very Happy

Oval pot next spring?...

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Re: Some trees

Post  MichaelS on Wed Nov 11, 2015 12:22 am

Thanks all for + comments. I would like to hear negative ones too! One day I will get a less crappy camera and actually learn how to photo properly. I like the way the English elm is developing too but it's a very frustrating tree in that it does not continue growth after the first spring flush no matter what I do. Feed it heavily...nothing, trim...nothing, defoliate....it does not re-shoot! So I can only add 1/2 an inch or so each year. If anyone can shed some light as to why, I would be forever greatful! It is my only deciduous tree that behaves this way.
Alain, yes I agree an oval pot would be the way to go.

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Post  kevin stoeveken on Wed Nov 11, 2015 12:14 pm

MichaelS wrote:I like the way the English elm is developing too but it's a very frustrating tree in that it does not continue growth after the first spring flush no matter what I do...So I can only add 1/2 an inch or so each year.

considering the way some elms grow, that could be a good thing Wink

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Re: Some trees

Post  steveb on Thu Nov 12, 2015 1:27 am

My favorite tree is ... all of them.  I spent 20 minutes staring at them. If I had to pick one though, it would be the last elm.  It's a tree I could see on my drive to work.  Thanks for sharing.

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