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Pinus mugo mops advice 1 year 8 months ago #25356

davekorcak wrote: Also, the garden centre was more like Japanese garden and bonsai centre so i think this one is ready to be minimized.


Was the Japanese garden in "Zen style" or "tea ceremony style". This is crucial to determine if the pine is ready to be minimized.
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Pinus mugo mops advice 1 year 8 months ago #25371

Oh i am sorry for bad naming that place it was a garden centre specialized for bonsai and japanese plants. Sorry about that.
Also, i have checked out lot of sites and forum topics about mugo and i thought i can repot the tree next year in june or july to a smaller and wider pot with minimal rootpruning and adding bonsai soil . And then think about any shaping the tree.
And next year, maybe the year over, do the wiring or pruning.
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Pinus mugo mops advice 1 year 8 months ago #25387

davekorcak wrote: Oh i am sorry for bad naming that place it was a garden centre specialized for bonsai and japanese plants. Sorry about that.
Also, i have checked out lot of sites and forum topics about mugo and i thought i can repot the tree next year in june or july to a smaller and wider pot with minimal rootpruning and adding bonsai soil . And then think about any shaping the tree.
And next year, maybe the year over, do the wiring or pruning.


good idea
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Pinus mugo mops advice 1 year 8 months ago #25400

So i called to the shop and they've told me that these pines are fertilized, healthy and ready to be pruned or repotted.
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Pinus mugo mops advice 1 year 8 months ago #25404

davekorcak wrote: So i called to the shop and they've told me that these pines are fertilized, healthy and ready to be pruned or repotted.


Would you believe us if we all tell you the same thing?
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Pinus mugo mops advice 1 year 8 months ago #25423

davekorcak wrote: So i called to the shop and they've told me that these pines are fertilized, healthy and ready to be pruned or repotted.


Yup. Key word: Or.
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Pinus mugo mops advice 1 year 8 months ago #25424

I think repotting and little rootpruning is needed more just because there is lot of roots growing even upwards.
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Pinus mugo mops advice 1 year 8 months ago #25425

davekorcak wrote: I think repotting and little rootpruning is needed more just because there is lot of roots growing even upwards.


Good luck.
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Pinus mugo mops advice 1 year 8 months ago #25426

davekorcak wrote: I think repotting and little rootpruning is needed more just because there is lot of roots growing even upwards.


That's what roots do - they grow all directions. Have you ever had someone explaining that the roots growing upwards is the sign that the tree needs to be repotted and roots pruned?
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Pinus mugo mops advice 1 year 8 months ago #25428

I have some older books so that these informations are bad. I am sorry. I will follow that plan about next year repotting to bonsai soil and bowl-like pot and then think about wiring. Can i ask how i can shorten the branches which are already too long for wanted shape? Thanks
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