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Mimo´s yamadori 2018 1 year 8 months ago #38236

Hi lads, I will add some pics in here of my latest acquisitions I collected over last few days and will collect in coming days as I took a holiday especially for collection new trees :P
I am looking forward to read your opinions on whether my efforts and time was worth it or I should have lefet them where they grew :)

Over 50 years old Lilac from our garden



Birch that grew 3 years in my parent´s garden



and new hawthorn I collected today

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Mimo´s yamadori 2018 1 year 8 months ago #38238

I love your enthusiasm . I see potential in the Lilac. Will be a giant work :)

Do I see zeolite in your pot? What else does your medium contain?
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Mimo´s yamadori 2018 1 year 8 months ago #38239

Yes, I use pure zeolite for most of my trees :) I think they love it :)
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Mimo´s yamadori 2018 1 year 8 months ago #38249

Iyou surprise us every time so even while I cannot predict the result for that lilac yet I am going to say it was worth the effort!
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Mimo´s yamadori 2018 1 year 8 months ago #38257

Mimo wrote: Yes, I use pure zeolite for most of my trees :) I think they love it :)


Good! I started to use them last year, and some of my smaller trees needed a repot after a year, because the roots grew like shrooms.

On the other hand they dry it out too quickly for me, especially the smaller pots.. so Im planning to mix them with diatomaceous earth
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Mimo´s yamadori 2018 1 year 8 months ago #38274

I collected this chinese cork bark elm today from a friend´s garden.
It had to give it´s place to some tulips.
Christmas time for me again :)

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Mimo´s yamadori 2018 1 year 8 months ago #38278

Massive trees the Lilac and the Cork Bark Elm... I really wouldn´t have a pot, or place in my house for that matter, that might contain such behemoths. Loved it all. Keep it up with the Christmas time Mimo :woohoo:

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Mimo´s yamadori 2018 1 year 8 months ago #38280

Thanx Alain :) One more tree with great potential is coming up maybe tomorrow - over 30 years old wisteria - mother of all my wisteria airlayers :)
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Mimo´s yamadori 2018 1 year 8 months ago #38282

You must be joking!
This in a MONSTER Elm!

Is it going to be a penjing in a flat?
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Mimo´s yamadori 2018 1 year 8 months ago #38283

In a flat? Exterior tree? :)
In a few years this is gonna go on a marble slab for sure, and it is gonna be a legendary penjing! :D
One more tree from today, from the same garden as the elm - Cotinus coggygria (supposedly)

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