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Post  Todd Ellis on Sat Feb 06, 2010 2:36 pm

These are photos of my Grafted Green Isle Ficus which I bring inside in Oct and it lives near the sliding glass doors for the cold seasons (33" tall). The Chinese Elm (30" roots to tip) is an import from China to Olivebranch, MS to me!, which I've had for two full growing seasons. Each year I keep the elm outside from April through December. It goes dormant and I then bring it inside and it starts to grow again. I lost another imported elm by keeping it outside (protected) all year because it was not very cold hardy. This is why I bring this tree indoors after approx six weeks of dormancy. So far it is happy. The elm is grown under cool-light flourescents. Also, the elm after some pruning 2/5/10.

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Post  Hawaiian77 on Sat Feb 06, 2010 5:11 pm

Howzit Todd,

Nice fig...... The Chinese Elm looks cool. Your doing a good job. ThumbsUp

-Tim Cool
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Post  Todd Ellis on Sat Feb 06, 2010 5:20 pm

Thank you, Tim. The fig was a lucky online purchase and gets better each year.
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Post  Paul Landis on Sat Feb 06, 2010 9:16 pm

Great trees!
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Post  Hawaiian77 on Sat Feb 06, 2010 9:33 pm

Todd Ellis wrote:Thank you, Tim. The fig was a lucky online purchase and gets better each year.
Todd

Hey Todd,

If you don't mind me asking, from what website did you order from?

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Post  Todd Ellis on Sat Feb 06, 2010 11:06 pm

It was an Ebay purchase over three years ago. I think the vendor went out of business though.
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Post  Hawaiian77 on Sun Feb 07, 2010 9:19 am

Mahalo Todd,

To bad....Sad thats a nice fig.

Just in case your into Japanese maples or azaleas check out this website.

http://essenceofthetree.com/

They have some great stuff. I order two Satsuki from them and will post it on this form later.

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