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ot gardening [snicker] it's rooted

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  • Subject: [CHAT] ot gardening [snicker] it's rooted
  • From: jim singer jsinger@igc.org
  • Date: Sat, 14 Dec 2002 16:45:24 -0500
  • In-reply-to: <000001c2a3b8$930fc770$0e10660a@Justme>

this is exciting, donna. this is what i would do if i lived where you do. 1. i would keep the rooted cutting in water, but 2. i would make sure the water was sweet [add charcoal nuggets, replenish with bottled "spring" water]. 3. i would try to keep the level of light and temperature the same [constant] as the rooting level. 4. i would keep my fingers crossed until spring.

At 03:34 PM 12/14/02 -0600, you wrote:
Sorry for the cross posts...

Some of you may recall in the spring I was trying to id a tree, Prunus
serrulata 'Shirofugen.' (yeah, I know about a million messages ago)

As I was unearthing a spare bedroom that was filled with X-Mas packages,
I found the branch, and still had water in the bottle that contained it.
( how did that happen!)

It appears to have many small roots on it now. Since I live in zone 5,
the weather is already winter, and the ground is frozen. Although nature
has already taken care of this soon to be tree, and it obviously wants
to live, what should I do to help it along? Leave it and add nutrients
to the water? Try potting it up and move it to a better light location?
Bury it back in the corner where it was? Duh?

IL, Zone 5..

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