Last year I made reference to a process for developing exposed root pines (see “Repotting 1 year old black pine seedlings“). I started two last year, one black, one red. Here’s the black pine at 1 year.
1-year-old black pine
The tree has done well – here it is a year and a half later.
2-1/2-year-old black pine – any suggestions as to why some foliage is yellow?
The red pine potted at the same time has also taken off.
2-1/2-year-old red pine
I’m happy to see such vigorous growth and am planning to let both trees run for several years to thicken the trunk and roots. I’ll begin to consider the branches and actually expose the roots at some point in the future.
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