First posting. I'm wanting a memorial tree, something that woul
blossom in late january. It would need to stay in a pot for a year o
two as we may move. I was told to get a small prunus but various garde
centres have since told me that I won't get one to flower at that time
However I do remember seeing on in tescos around that time. I jus
didn't want to buy a memorial tree in a supermarket. Now I wish I had
Any advice on what to get?
Where to get it? (I live in Ireland, would be happy to get it mai
order). Am I too late to buy one this year. I would be happy to trave
to a wholesaler to pick one up.
and I will send you one of each. Let me know who
you are. It would be nice if they stayed with the tree as it grows and was
available to people who care for it for many years to come. It is handy and
Fertilization (See A Touch of Chemistry)
And I will just through these in.
Tree Farming and Related Problems
Troubles in the Rhizosphere
John A. Keslick, Jr.
Consulting Tree Biologist
Beware of so-called tree experts who do not understand tree biology.
Storms, fires, floods, earthquakes, and volcanic eruptions keep reminding us
that we are not the boss.
If you can afford to travel for the tree, when you find it, you could have
me and my wife - we are both half Irish and both have a background in tree
biology, come and visit and plant your tree correctly for you. We could
give you sound advice in future care as well. I.e., when you decide to
plant it in the ground.
We planted three willows properly near our home for a old owner and the
trees look great. When we took a closer look the deer (buck) had rubbed
their antlers on the tree creating long wounds. I know that this could set
the stag for certain conditions in the future like a hollow for a creature
to live in, but I wish we had placed wire mesh about 4' from and around the
trees. I really do love the deer, believe they have a right to be here,
believe they require this type of rubbing, but it hurts. So your situation
may require a fence to protect the tree from such wounds, I guess. Just a
I won't pretend to know what your weather is like in late January, but
our prunus mume "Peggy Clarke" blooms at Xmas in warm years and around
the 15th of January in years when we still have snow on the ground at
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