Vines and Climbers forum: Wanted:Trailing MG's

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Name: Anne
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Xeramtheum
May 17, 2015 10:26 AM CST
Looking for some trailing MG seeds .. I have Shidare and the Sunsmiles. Those are the only two I know about. Are there any others? I want to make some Kokedama using trailing MG's. Instead of using moss that can't tolerate the sun I thought I'd use leaf litter or pine straw to wrap the ball.

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woofie
May 17, 2015 10:47 AM CST
What about using coir? Are you planning to have these indoors? Seems like watering could be dicey. Smiling
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Name: Anne
Summerville, SC (Zone 8a)
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Xeramtheum
May 17, 2015 12:43 PM CST
Coir would be prefect! Thanks for the idea! I'll keep them outside in full sun - at least in the morning. Some of the soil in my back yard is marl with more than usual clay. I'm thinking if I surround the mud ball with some of the marl, it would help with water retention to some degree. Otherwise I can just stick the whole thing in a bucket of water every couple of days if it starts looking parched.
"The Universe speaks in many languages, but only one voice. It speaks in the language of hope; It speaks in the language of trust; It speaks in the language of strength, and the language of compassion. It is the language of the heart and the language of the soul. But always, it is the same voice. It is the voice of our ancestors, speaking through us, And the voice of our inheritors, waiting to be born. It is the small, still voice that says: We are one. No matter the blood; No matter the skin; No matter the world; No matter the star; We are one. No matter the pain; No matter the darkness; No matter the loss; No matter the fear; We are one. Here, gathered together in common cause. we agree to recognize this singular truth, and this singular rule: That we must be kind to one another, because each voice enriches us and ennobles us, and each voice lost diminishes us. We are the voice of the Universe, the soul of creation, the fire that will light the way to a better future. We are one."

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luvsgrtdanes
May 21, 2015 4:48 PM CST
Anne I don't know of any other trailing types of MG but maybe you can do a bonsai type out of the yellow leaved ones. That would keep them smaller and more compact and maybe give the illusion of trailing.
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Name: Anne
Summerville, SC (Zone 8a)
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Xeramtheum
May 21, 2015 4:51 PM CST
That's definitely a good idea .. I've got a window box full of seedlings that I can practice pruning on.
"The Universe speaks in many languages, but only one voice. It speaks in the language of hope; It speaks in the language of trust; It speaks in the language of strength, and the language of compassion. It is the language of the heart and the language of the soul. But always, it is the same voice. It is the voice of our ancestors, speaking through us, And the voice of our inheritors, waiting to be born. It is the small, still voice that says: We are one. No matter the blood; No matter the skin; No matter the world; No matter the star; We are one. No matter the pain; No matter the darkness; No matter the loss; No matter the fear; We are one. Here, gathered together in common cause. we agree to recognize this singular truth, and this singular rule: That we must be kind to one another, because each voice enriches us and ennobles us, and each voice lost diminishes us. We are the voice of the Universe, the soul of creation, the fire that will light the way to a better future. We are one."

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Gerris2
May 23, 2015 8:44 AM CST
Yellow leaf mutant is recommended for bonsai style stem pruned plants.

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