Just Look What Trees Can Do

Check this out. If you ever worried about how you may be hurting your tree by wiring it into a new shape, look at just how flexible a tree really is. Here are two photos, exactly a week apart. Look how much this tree has changed itself in those seven days. All I’ve done is water it.

July 29, 2013

July 29, 2013

August 5, 2013

August 5, 2013

 

That primary branch is now going nearly straight up. I didn’t do that. The tree did. And you can see the rest slowly but surely pulling themselves vertical as their length allows.

Hopefully re-potted by next week.

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