TOPIC: Fukien Tea (Carmona)

Re: Fukien Tea (Carmona) 6 years 10 months ago #2229

Thanks Jelle for checking in. Apparently the Fukien can be... well, fickle. But hey! I've still got two left and they're looking perky! :P


Thanks Keith...your words were encouraging! I told my two daughers they had better brush up a little on the art of Bonsai...they could be inheriting my Bonsai trees in another 25-30 years from now. :lol:
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Re: Fukien Tea (Carmona) 6 years 10 months ago #2247

Oh my gosh!

Jelle...do you mean your 2 year old seedlings are still in the seedling flats? :ohmy: Nooo...you must have had them in some kind of pots over the past two years to grow and beef up, right? :huh:
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Re: Fukien Tea (Carmona) 6 years 10 months ago #2249

Hi Leslie,

Nooo.. These are seedlings I found in the garden earlier this year (I posted on them somewhere here: www.bonsaiempire.com/forum/progressions/...g-tilia-platyphyllos ). I have selected 2 of them to become very small bonsai. So I trimmed the roots when moving them 2 weeks ago, and planted them in sand in their pots, and burried the lot for winter. In spring I will let it grow out, and after the first month of growth remove all bu the first leave on every branch.

I do not keep anything in a seeding tray longer than needs be :D
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Re: Fukien Tea (Carmona) 6 years 10 months ago #2253

Oh yes! I remember your posting now. I forget that many of yours are outdoor plants. All of mine however, are indoor. Some of my cuttings I have planted in a home-made seedling tray (without the little divided compartments)using seed-starting mix. Others that were given to me pre-planted were in various flower pots with garden soil.

Ok...so according to what you are saying, I can and should pot the rooted cuttings from the seedling tray anytime soon as they have all rooted well and are growing.:)
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Re: Fukien Tea (Carmona) 6 years 10 months ago #2257

I think you would like to ensure they have a good rootmass. But yeah., I personally would not wait much after they have rooted :D
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Re: Fukien Tea (Carmona) 6 years 10 months ago #2265

Thank you so much Jelle for you guidance. I would never have imagined I could get this attached to cuttings...but then I didn't know how to do it before either. Their like my little babies. :P
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Re: Fukien Tea (Carmona) 6 years 9 months ago #2457

Hi All...:(

Sadly, my last two Fukien Tea seedlings have died. They are the one species out of all my other seedlings that have been a huge challenge. They never got above 1/2" tall. I've been concerned for months that they may have had a fungal infection or they were too badly damaged by the *fungus gnat* infection. Last week I decided to take the risk and spray them with an all natural fungal/mold spray and within two days they turned completely black. :unsure: ...sigh...
This is my first loss and I don't like it one bit!
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Re: Fukien Tea (Carmona) 6 years 9 months ago #2459

Hi Leslie,

Sorry to hear they didn't survive :( Keep trying! I'm sure you can do it with new cuttings! :)
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Re: Fukien Tea (Carmona) 6 years 9 months ago #2463

Yeah leslie i have killed two sets of cuttings
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Re: Fukien Tea (Carmona) 6 years 9 months ago #2466

Thank you Youri for your vote of confidence. I hope I can get some cuttings next time.

Hey Jon...:(...sigh...
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