All posts by Michael Hagedorn

This Kishu shimpaku has no need of any kind of foliage restraint. It’s growth is so slow and contained that it barely changes in size in one year’s time. Eventually the tree will outgrow itself and then some longer branches will need to be removed, and shorter ones will replace them.

How to ‘Pinch’ Junipers

August 29, 2012

Critique: Gede Merta’s Pemphis acidula

December 19, 2011
The purply-black tissue damage of the Pseudomonas bacteria shown on this branch is typical of the disease.

Pseudomonas syringae: Read This If You Grow Japanese Maple

December 15, 2011

New Flowering Companion Plants…

June 6, 2011