So this is my Himalayan Ceder, which i bought last summer 2012 from a local garden center. It was there for quite a while i say. It was a lot taller than what it is now and decided last year to cut it back, Since then i just shortened the branches. Next job is to decide what branches to select and allow it to grow freely untill next season as it could do with a repot then.
Here is the ceder when i acquired it last year before i shortened it.
This is it now, after being shortened and is growing quite well.
Still has a lot of filling out to do.Especially as one side is quite bare compared to the other
I was thinking as there is practically no movement in the trunk as going with formal style. There is quite a lot of work and time will be spent on this tree but i can see the end product in my head, nearly 😉
So in march 2014 i decided to bring the ceder along to our club meeting to give it some wiring.
As it turns out i only got half the tree wired that night, me taken my time as usual 🙂
So i have been looking at it since march and haven’t gone near it except to water it. So in June 2014 i decided to finish the wiring. This is the way it has been on the bench for nearly 3 months.
So get wiring
I could tell the top was sucking all the energy from the lower branches. So gave it a small haircut also. And finished off the wiring
So thats how the tree stands in June 2014, just want to get plenty of ramification on the branches now. Will keep an eye on it 🙂