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Jesus Christ super plant 1 year 3 months ago #32715

This is the miraculous story of a this dead spruce


It did not survive the winter as the harsh winds blew it on it's side , and the hard frosts froze the roots .
All hope was lost , but it's creators hope was still there , so he still took care of it .
It was only on Easter day , when he went to water it that he saw the miracle , the tree had buds , it was .....ALIVE!!
It was the second coming , this is the famous spruce now


And they all lived happily ever after :) ( apart from all the other trees I killed this year lol )
Ps : this is for Kristof ;)

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Jesus Christ super plant 1 year 3 months ago #32716

Maybe not as spectactular, but I had something similar. End of autumn, after a warmer period, all buds on my larch started leafing out. Then it got colder - as it should - and all foliage died off. I thought it was a goner... there were no buds left on the tree, just dead foliage.

I anxiously awaited spring. The tree is a Yamadori, and while it was not expensive, relatively speaking, it still was a considerable amount of money I paid for it.
In spring, I spotted green bits in the center of the dead foliage. The tree was alive, the seemingly dead buds leafed out again, and now it is looking great. I posted a picture of it in its progression topic some time ago.

Here is what it looked like beginning of this spring. I think I forgot to make pictures in autumn, when it looked quite dead...

Moral of our stories: don't give up too soon :)

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Jesus Christ super plant 1 year 3 months ago #32719

Moral of our stories: don't give up too soon :)
True that ;)
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Jesus Christ super plant 1 year 3 months ago #32725

This happened to me recently. Several trees I got from Arbor Day were sticks when they arrived and stayed sticks for a year, but I kept watering them and treating them the same even though the fingernail test was iffy. And more time passed until they started growing like normal trees B)
“Man who catch fly with chopstick, accomplish anything.” - Mr. Miyagi
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