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Looking out for swelling in the branches recently wired

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Spring is a time of year bonsai grow fast. That is cause for celebration and caution. For trees that have cable, spring is when cables are more likely to cut.

A cursory examination of the trees that have been wired often is not enough.

Black pine

3 1/2 year old black pine – cable looks good from here

Wire

The Cable looks good too closely

turning the tree around, however, it reveals a point where the cord is cut.

Wire digging in

The cable is cut

seems that the wire was a bit tight here. To prevent it from getting worse, I removed the wire.

Removing wire

Removing the section of a cable while

Wire mark

The brand wire

let me wire in the lower branches, since these cables have not yet been cut.

After removing main wire

After removing the main cable – the lower threads remain

The following Picket tree up also looked good at first glance.

Black pine

young black pine

closely looked good, too, so I’ll leave cables in place for now. I’ll check back next month as the tree is growing rapidly.

Black pine

The cables are tight but not dig

I went though all my young pines today and met with a number of cables it had to be eliminated.

Black pine

wire looks good on this side

Wire digging in

On the other hand, turned up in the trunk is cut in

Wire digging in

Swelling around the wire

Wire mark

After removing the wire

as these trees young, minor marks of this type are not a significant problem. Leaving the wire cut on a little is good, because it can help establish the curves and make the trunk to swell -. A good thing if this occurs near the base of the tree and above

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Some trees lose their way a bit when the cable came off. The plan is to prune and re-wiring in the fall or winter.

Black pine

Wire cutting in some

After removing main wire

After removing the wire

More trees mature have to check too.

Black pine

11-year-old pines

I will decandling this tree in a couple of weeks, but will no swelling even more in the thin branches, so cable withdraws today.

After removing wire

After removing the wire

Some varieties thickens more quickly than others -. Pay particular attention to varieties of deciduous and coniferous trident maple, as western juniper

This article was originally published on bonsaitonight.com


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