linlaoboo
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Posts: 469
Joined: Sat May 22, 2010 5:15 pm
Location: NJ

new chinese plum and chinese elm

Hi Folks, I picked up these 2 plants for dirt cheap from Walmart today. Need all the help I can get with whether or not I should start training them right away or leave it until it's used to their surroundings 1st.

How old do you think these trees are?

Should I dig them out of the glued in gravel and fake moss right away or wait a while?

[img]https://i529.photobucket.com/albums/dd340/malagabee/WalmartChineseplum.jpg[/img]

There are bare branches on the elm as well as what seem to be new buds. I think it's been mistreated at Walmart. I bought it for the small leaf type since I already have the regular leafed type. Should I care for it the same way as the regular type?

[img]https://i529.photobucket.com/albums/dd340/malagabee/WalmartChineseelm.jpg[/img]
ficus, maple, elm, juniper, pine

derkap10
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Posts: 88
Joined: Mon Mar 22, 2010 6:15 am
Location: Mississippi

Go ahead and get the glued-in gravel and fake moss off now. It's evil :evil: .
Happy little trees!

linlaoboo
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Posts: 469
Joined: Sat May 22, 2010 5:15 pm
Location: NJ

Hi,

Thanks for that confirmation, maybe it's what's making the elm unhealthy. According to the tags, they are from "Costa Farms" So far I can't get onto their website, getting some "out of bandwidth error message caused by the site owner". Would like to get some information from them, that's for sure.
ficus, maple, elm, juniper, pine

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