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Why should we not grow under trees …

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Generally speaking, the mushrooms grow best under trees than trees do. When it comes to bonsai, there are a number of reasons not to grow them under larger trees. To take just one, usually not enough light. The next picture illustrates this touching …

tree under tree

This is my morning walk. Three small pines were planted under a big fir. The left is getting the minimum light to be healthy. The one in the middle is not getting enough, so it is weak and long legs. On the right, in the deepest shade and totally under the canopy of fir trees, he is dead.

Conifers, in particular, need a lot of sun. But even a deciduous tree would be weak if grown under the canopy of fir trees in the photo.

Keep your bonsai in the sun! And then water them.

This article was originally published on http://crataegus.com/2015/06/17/why-we-shouldnt-grow-trees-under-trees/


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