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An unknown ficus, to me

Well, I’ve exhausted my research and I can’t find the name. It’s the subject of today’s post. Some of Florida’s best and brightest can’t find out the species so I think I’ll call it ficus “jim smithii”  Since I can’t … Continue reading

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Working on the Dust Mann’s ficus retusa

This Saturday I had the privilege of working on a huge tiger-bark ficus at my new client’s (Dustin) house.     No, it didn’t fall out of the pot, we took it out to make it easier to work on. … Continue reading

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Eight foot tall ficus trunk chop. How low can you go?

This, my friends……is day three. It was like seeing the tree from Gondor, of old. Majestic, ancient, noble. An eight foot tall bonsai. It’s name is Bigfoot. How do you do, Bigfoot sir? The tree is a ficus microcarpa (some … Continue reading

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