Loblolly pine in Longview

Looks like it’s off to a good start!

just an update, you can see it has grown strongly over the summer, come November will pull candles and pick some branches.

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Compare to very first picture

Nice result, tree is showing great health over the time period. Good Work.

don’t you love it when a plan starts to come together! Thick branch upper right is going away soon no that I have replacements.

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Here is a picture of branching and buds, did some pruning last fall

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Here is an update, decandled and minor pruning. Decandled in May last year interested to see the difference in needle length this year. Jonas a few weeks ago I was asking about raising the soil level on one your pines. This is the one I was interested in so I did raise the level and hoping it grows some more surface roots.

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Ah, gotcha. It’ll be fun to see if the tree can generate new roots there. I don’t expect new roots to show up on red or black pines that are buried deeper but the loblolly might be different.