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  1. Acerholic replied to the thread Cloning of maple cuttings in hydroponics.

    @kbguess, just read your post Keith, such a shame. The experience will mean success next time.

    Aug 10, 2020 at 11:56 AM
  2. Acerholic replied to the thread Cheering ourselves up with Maples.

    @AlainK, I should have said properly and not just 'compost. I have my own mix also.

    Aug 10, 2020 at 11:32 AM
  3. Acerholic liked AlainK's post in the thread Sangokaku.

    Great find ! What a trove for 5 quid. If you planted it in a sunny spot, there is very little chance the leaves, or new leaves will...

    Aug 10, 2020 at 11:21 AM
  4. Acerholic replied to the thread Cheering ourselves up with Maples.

    @AlainK, 4 years in the same pot and compost!! It is doing well. That is an impressive trunk being in a pot for it's life.

    Aug 10, 2020 at 11:16 AM
  5. Acerholic liked AlainK's post in the thread Damage to trunk ?.

    To me, it must just be the difference between the rootstock and the scion : Cultivars are most of the time grafted on the plain...

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  6. Acerholic replied to the thread Deforestation accelerates during pandemic.

    @wcutler, same article, thanks Wendy. Yours definatly opens. Financial times can be a bit finicky with links.

    Aug 10, 2020 at 10:18 AM
  7. Acerholic liked Nik's post in the thread Sangokaku.

    I strongly disagree with Ron B on this one, ‘sad plants’ were just overlooked in the nursery, they deserve every chance to flourish when...

    Aug 10, 2020 at 10:14 AM
  8. Acerholic posted a new thread.

    Deforestation accelerates during pandemic

    This article was rather alarming today. When will the world learn ?? Or maybe it will when it is too late !!!!!! Financial Times: Global...

    Forum: Plants: Conservation

    Aug 10, 2020 at 9:52 AM
  9. Acerholic replied to the thread Damage to trunk ?.

    @Stuart McKenna, OK Stuart, best to monitor it. It could well have been scuffed or caught accidentally with a gardening tool when...

    Aug 10, 2020 at 9:27 AM
  10. Acerholic replied to the thread Cheering ourselves up with Maples.

    @AlainK, what a lovely gift. Must be a 15 year old Crippsii or something now. Was it in the ground at any time to thicken the trunk? I...

    Aug 10, 2020 at 9:12 AM
  11. Acerholic replied to the thread What is this growing on my pine shrub?.

    @Frog, thought you would be far more experienced to ID this. An interesting one !!

    Aug 10, 2020 at 9:02 AM
  12. Acerholic attached a file to the thread Damage to trunk ?.

    @Stuart McKenna, this is something that occurs a lot and is discolouration more than damage. Have you felt it and ascertained whether...

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  13. Acerholic replied to the thread Sangokaku.

    @Stuart McKenna, what brilliant bargain Stuart. Don't worry about the few leaves. Next year you will have a beautiful tree with many...

    Aug 10, 2020 at 8:46 AM
  14. Acerholic liked Stuart McKenna's post in the thread Sangokaku.

    Got sent to B&Q for paint today by the other half, whilst there I saw this for £5 in the clearance section. Some of the leaves are...

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  15. Acerholic liked AlainK's post in the thread Cheering ourselves up with Maples.

    My sister gave me this one as a bonsai in 2007. It had no label and at first I thought a 'Shishigashira', but my friends told me it was...

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