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Still not convinced? Central FL is Brazil's mini-me
« on: March 06, 2012, 10:43:33 PM »
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Re: Still not convinced? Central FL is Brazil's mini-me
« Reply #1 on: March 07, 2012, 12:38:39 AM »
Would you recommend pruning off some of the top to counter the root loss?

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Re: Still not convinced? Central FL is Brazil's mini-me
« Reply #2 on: March 07, 2012, 01:09:06 AM »
Yes!!

But owners are picky, and always right...so they want pretty now...but really translates to slower recovery and really pretty even later!!

If this was my tree I would have cut lots more leaves and branches off the top:..only preserving the nicest largest branches!

Good suggestion!!  Time will tell how they handle!! With loads of water , they should be ok...even if they do lose a bunch of leaves due to stress.
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Re: Still not convinced? Central FL is Brazil's mini-me
« Reply #3 on: March 07, 2012, 02:31:08 PM »
They might want to stake it down we got some strong winds now.   ;)
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Re: Still not convinced? Central FL is Brazil's mini-me
« Reply #4 on: March 07, 2012, 04:21:59 PM »
They might want to stake it down we got some strong winds now.   ;)

Nothing like strong winds to totally dry out a just transplanted tree! I'd be covering that whole tree with shadecloth or a tarp, or some other type of enclosure to keep wind and sun out for a couple of days at least.
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