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Post  D-Rock on Sun Jul 05, 2009 8:06 pm

Here is a one sided branched LA "orientalis"

perfect candidate for a raft, eh?


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Re: liquidambar "orientalis" Raft

Post  D-Rock on Sun Jul 05, 2009 8:16 pm

next step defoiliate

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Re: liquidambar "orientalis" Raft

Post  D-Rock on Sun Jul 05, 2009 8:17 pm

Then make the box



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Re: liquidambar "orientalis" Raft

Post  D-Rock on Sun Jul 05, 2009 8:19 pm

I'm using dowels drilled in to the bottom of the wooden box. you can change angles if you want etc...

Then a simple tie up to the dowel to make your forest raft
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Post  D-Rock on Sun Jul 05, 2009 8:20 pm

Plant dropped in...


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Post  D-Rock on Sun Jul 05, 2009 8:22 pm

repeat


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Re: liquidambar "orientalis" Raft

Post  D-Rock on Sun Jul 05, 2009 8:26 pm

Now I'm nicking the trunk to promote some rooting.


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Post  D-Rock on Sun Jul 05, 2009 8:29 pm

Add some soil




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Re: liquidambar "orientalis" Raft

Post  D-Rock on Sun Sep 23, 2012 1:46 am

So this is how it ended up


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Post  D-Rock on Sun Sep 23, 2012 1:52 am

Fast forward to fall 2011

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Post  D-Rock on Sun Sep 23, 2012 1:54 am

Same time after leaf drop

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Post  D-Rock on Sun Sep 23, 2012 1:56 am

Summer of 2012

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Re: liquidambar "orientalis" Raft

Post  D-Rock on Sun Sep 23, 2012 1:58 am

Summer defoliation 2012

Swapped fronts there didn't I
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Re: liquidambar "orientalis" Raft

Post  D-Rock on Sun Sep 23, 2012 4:44 am

Thinking of separating off this section,,,the old root ball. this thing is big and I might have a pot for it with out that part
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