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Finally got the mega tree planted

Discussion in 'Mega, Mini, Spiral & Pixel Trees' started by Fing, Oct 21, 2015.

  1. Fing

    Fing Full Time Elf Generous Elf

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    Hi everyone,


    Finally got my Mega tree planted today Thanks to my son and son-in-law...
    If I water and fertilise it how long before it is full grown and flowering ? ;)
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    lizardking IT IS STILL ALL BENS FAULT

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    interesting design but i wouldn't really call it MEGA lol
     
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    it's only a cutting... it has to grow a bit yet... :p
     
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    An aluminium or other metal based fertiliser applied regularly for the first few weeks and then sprinkle with pixel dust and you could have it fully grown and flowering by December. :D
     
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    I think you need to use one of these watering cans :D
     

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    Habbosrus New house (again) 2017

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    I'll find out what the Missus has been using on our 16 y.o. son. He stands about 6'5 now. I'm only 6' and the Missus is only just over 5' so it's not genetics. He must be standing in something :eek:
    He'll come in handy if I can get a show together this year ;)
     
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    Well I applied some zinc and iron based fertiliser and after the recent rain, it seems to be growing, ( I hope it stops soon)...
    Tree 2.jpg
     
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    lizardking IT IS STILL ALL BENS FAULT

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    nice use of resources Fing i like the idea of the trampoline :p looks awesome
     
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    Yes , I like the Tramp......it is called "the Lizard Ring" in your honour :p
     
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    lizardking IT IS STILL ALL BENS FAULT

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    i am just glad i could offer back to the community that has helped me so much :cool:
     
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    Hi Adam,


    After your post - I went scouring for trampolines - I ended up with 3 - one too big , one too small and one just right .. :)
    (the first two were just in case ...)


    The just right one was rusty as ! No problem I thought. However in my attempt to take it apart , I ruptured something in my back.. Much pain and treatment later ... am ready to start deploying in a couple of weeks time , albeit very carefully !
     
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    That is one tall tree Fing.
    I assume you have a safe way to raise the pixels?
    And how do you get a topper up there?
    (I am scared of heights, so I like to do all my work at ground level)
     
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    Hi Scamper,
    I have a pixel ring raise-n-ator, ($20 ebay), I just need to finish the ring now. You'll notice how I have the hook attached . this is so I can use it to pull itself out of the hole when I pack it up
    Cheers
    Fing

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    Well after a few setbacks, I finally finished the top ring for the Mega tree... as a welder i make a good grinder, and paint covers a lot of sins...
     

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    That is a lot of work.. Looks good .... SO FAR... now you need to fertilize it some more and get the lights to grow on it.. Can't wait to see how it shapes up once the "foliage" starts to bloom..
     

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