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black cork bark pine graft – the removal of the original vegetation,

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Three years grafted cork bark black pine stems ago

in several corking not, young pines, black. Once the grafts are strengthened, I have gradually reduced the foliage understock. Now that the foliage is desired it is strong, it is time to eliminate the initial foliage.

I cork bark

6 years of black pine – the highest branch is the last of the original sheets

after removal of the last of the original sheets

that’s all there is to do at this time. After making the cut, I sealed the wound with cutting paste.

wound which cut the original trunk

After sealing the wound with pasta cutting

the other two trees of this batch received the same treatment.

6 years of black pine

After removing the original foliage

cork bark black pine

After making the cut

Although this point of the seed needed six years, in many ways, this was the easiest part of the process. cork bark can not be bent as regular black pines that means I have a chance to do the wiring and the selection of the right branch. Sometime during the next year, I will thin these trees, select leaders, and wire the branches. Meanwhile, I’ll make sure they get plenty of sunlight, water and fertilizer.

For more information on the history up to this point, see:

  • Creating cork bark of black pine

  • Foster grafted foliage
  • black cork bark pine tracking graft
  • Repotting young black pine bark cork

This article was originally published on bonsaitonight.com


black cork bark pine graft – the removal of the original vegetation,

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