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They wet the root aphid Chase 1

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In July I tried a series of black and red pine for suspected root aphids (see “Why my yellow trees”). I’ve noticed some changes since then and wanted to share what I’ve seen.

  • Some yellow growth has turned green
  • The healthiest trees are sending sprouts summer
  • Weaker trees remain unchanged

My biggest concern when drenching the two pines three years old was that treatments could damage the roots. Although it is too early to say, I can report that there has been no evidence to suggest catastrophic changes to the trees that were treated. On a more positive note, I have noticed some trees turn yellow to green. New pine needles on the bottom were yellow before treatment. Although yellowish needles remain old, new needles have budded considerably.

Black pine

3-1 / 2 year old black pine

Black pine

Spring growth

who have no way of knowing whether or not the greening the result of any treatment, but I am happy, however, because it is a sign of the health of the tree.

Some of the healthiest trees now send out summer sessions.

Black pine

summer trips in 2-1 / 2 years old, black pine

Black pine

summer outbreaks

often think of black and red pine trees and sending new growth once a year – two when decandle – but healthy pines summer regularly send shoots when they are growing vigorously. This is particularly true of young pines.

Black pine

1-1 / 2 year old black pine

Black pine

summer outbreaks

Red pine

1-1 / 2 year old red pine sprouts summer

Pulling a random floor, I noticed that all but one of the trees had summer outbreaks.

Black pine

1-1 / 2 year old pine

Read also:   Lessons wiring, Wayne Schoech, and Spruce

These trees will all need wiring and transplantation before next spring. Meanwhile, I will continue to feed largely to help the trees to prepare for winter.

This article was originally published on bonsaitonight.com


They wet the root aphid Chase 1

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