Ron B's Recent Activity

  1. Ron B replied to the thread Identification: identification of maple tree.

    For optimal verification of trident maple show the overall habit and the bark. (Presentation of more than just a small portion of a...

    Aug 13, 2022 at 11:41 AM
  2. Ron B replied to the thread Growth habit of Bloodgood maple.

    Flattened habit not in line with expectations, leaf margins also different. There are a lot of purple Japanese maples around including...

    Aug 13, 2022 at 1:17 AM
  3. Ron B replied to the thread Growth habit of Bloodgood maple.

    Note I typed "when at close quarters and overhead". Same as with other purple trees such as purpleleaf plums, which a Seattle garden...

    Aug 12, 2022 at 9:06 AM
  4. Ron B replied to the thread Growth habit of Bloodgood maple.

    Makes an arching vase over 30 ft. tall with proportionate spread. But is not a wide-spreading mushroom shape. Nevertheless (unless...

    Aug 11, 2022 at 11:53 AM
  5. Ron B replied to the thread (Answered: Sisyrinchium californicum) Small plant yellow flower in swale (suburban Portland OR).

    Sisyrinchium californicum - Wikipedia

    Aug 10, 2022 at 10:24 AM
  6. Ron B replied to the thread Can I leave the hose running at the bottom of the Emerald Cedar?.

    Instead of causing a flood with puddling each time install a drip line or soaker hose.

    Aug 9, 2022 at 10:14 AM
  7. Ron B replied to the thread Magnolia oyama sieboldii.

    The Seattle arboretum used to use a dormant spray on deciduous magnolias because of bacterial blight problems. Also there was chronic...

    Aug 7, 2022 at 10:12 AM
  8. Ron B replied to the thread Magnolia oyama sieboldii.

    Botanical name is Magnolia sieboldii. With oyama being a common name. How was it determined that the dieback was caused by weather...

    Aug 7, 2022 at 12:33 AM