Plumeria forum: Rescuing a tree

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Name: Hetty
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Dutchlady1
Mar 25, 2012 7:46 AM CST

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This mature plumeria tree was on a lot that was going to be demolished. A chat with the Demo salesman, and some helpful friends, resulted in the rescue of this tree yesterday!

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It needed to be pruned quite a bit in order to be able to move it with a regular pickup truck, but even a 'cutting' this large will root!

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My friend knew what he was doing and lowered the branch down gently.

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Off it went on the pickup truck.. the remaining part will be taken out today.

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gingin
Mar 25, 2012 1:20 PM CST
Wow...I'm impressed
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SongofJoy
Mar 25, 2012 3:00 PM CST
That's very interesting. Thumbs up
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Name: Hetty
Sunny Naples, Florida (Zone 10a)
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Dutchlady1
Mar 25, 2012 4:24 PM CST

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More pictures to come - watch this space.
Name: Hetty
Sunny Naples, Florida (Zone 10a)
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Dutchlady1
Mar 25, 2012 5:11 PM CST

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Got it out of the ground, now to fit it in the truck....
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the end....
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Name: Jonna
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extranjera
Mar 25, 2012 6:45 PM CST
wow... spectacular. I'm so glad you saved it. that's quite a "cutting" Hilarious!
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Name: Hetty
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Dutchlady1
Mar 25, 2012 6:50 PM CST

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I was pleased my friends came to the rescue, there was no way I could have moved that tree myself.
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tarev
Mar 25, 2012 7:14 PM CST
Wonderful rescue! Hurray! If you have spare cuttings from it... Whistling
Name: Hetty
Sunny Naples, Florida (Zone 10a)
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Dutchlady1
Mar 25, 2012 7:15 PM CST

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well, I do... Whistling
Name: tarev
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tarev
Mar 25, 2012 7:18 PM CST
Whistling Whistling Whistling
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chefmike92
Mar 25, 2012 8:36 PM CST
Great job Hetty

What type of tree do you know? I think i might know your friends helping it is going in your yard? theirs?
trying not to ask for any of the cuttings Whistling Whistling Whistling Whistling Whistling Whistling its so hard not to.... Rolling on the floor laughing Rolling on the floor laughing
love to have a tree like that in my yard i hate that i get the cold temps that i do.

mike
Name: Hetty
Sunny Naples, Florida (Zone 10a)
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Dutchlady1
Mar 26, 2012 4:20 AM CST

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Tarev shoot me a tree-mail.
Mike, it's Miami Rose, and it's going in THEIR yard. Way too big for mine.
I was really happy that we were able to get it out. I've admired that tree for years.
Name: tarev
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tarev
Mar 26, 2012 9:48 AM CST
Owki tree mail whistling your way Whistling Whistling Whistling
I intend to do container planting..so just enough for container size please Big Grin
Name: Michael Hicks
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chefmike92
Mar 26, 2012 10:10 AM CST
Hetty
I from what i have "herd threw the grape vine" ( i would sing but it would make people cringe) that your yard i kinda full and not much grass to grow Rolling on the floor laughing Rolling on the floor laughing Rolling on the floor laughing i wish i could fill my 1 acer of land to i would not have any grass...well for real i dont have much grass its all weeds and pots.... Rolling on the floor laughing Rolling on the floor laughing Rolling on the floor laughing

Thanks for the pics that had to have been a afternoon of awe.

Tarev if you don't have one you will love it i bet i have a few with info's and cant wait till they open!!

Wish we had more people like Hetty for not letting so many of out big older and great trees from being cut down!!

mike
Name: Hetty
Sunny Naples, Florida (Zone 10a)
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Dutchlady1
Mar 26, 2012 10:43 AM CST

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Here is lovely Miami Rose

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Name: tarev
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tarev
Mar 26, 2012 11:50 AM CST
Excited Hurray!

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