One of my best buys.

dcsteg(5 Shawnee, KS.)September 9, 2011

One of my best buys. I have always considered 'Ogon' a major player in my garden. Always visible from any area of the garden.

Dave

Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Ogon'

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firefightergardener(7/8)

A stunning photo Dave of a wonderful plant. Certainly one of my favorites(I have five, despite it's potential size), yours looks to have weathered your ridiculous heat like a champ. How tall/old is she Dave?

-Will

    Bookmark   September 9, 2011 at 3:47PM
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coniferjoy(z7 The Netherlands)

Dave, beautiful pic, good for promoting conifers in a garden magazine!

    Bookmark   September 9, 2011 at 4:32PM
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whaas_5a(5A SE WI)

Thats a pic from this past spring, right?

    Bookmark   September 9, 2011 at 9:15PM
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dcsteg(5 Shawnee, KS.)

Will, I think It was planted in 2004 or 05. It was about 8 ft. tall and burned severely that summer. I thought I lost it. It came back strong next year and is now 30 ft. give or take.

whaas, Wrong it was taken today. Date/Time: 2011:09:09 13:15:30. Click on photo and then go to photo info to the right of photo. It gives you all the camera info along with the time. I don't usually re-post old photo's unless there is some specific need to.

Dave

    Bookmark   September 9, 2011 at 9:39PM
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whaas_5a(5A SE WI)

Nice, amazing how it helds its color in this heat. In fact everything in that pic looks quite nice! You made it sound like a deadzone in that yard!

    Bookmark   September 9, 2011 at 10:05PM
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dcsteg(5 Shawnee, KS.)

It was a dead zone. A lot of bare spots where I have removed expired plants. I lost count after 20.

This photo doesn't reflect that.

My largest one a 12ft. Picea orientalis 'Pendula' was taken out Wednesday and replaced with the 'Green Knight' in the Pinus strobus post. Several others in question . TIme will tell.

Dave

    Bookmark   September 9, 2011 at 10:55PM
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whaas_5a(5A SE WI)

Ouch, 20 is quite severe. I'm going to take a moment of silence for your P. orientalis 'Pendula'.

You know you're an enabler right? I wish I pulled the trigger on the Gold Rush plant I came across this past year. I only passed on it as it had a co-dom leader. I'm now eyeing up 'Snow Flurry'. $60 for a full 6' plant. Its either that or keep watching for Gold Rush.

    Bookmark   September 9, 2011 at 10:59PM
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dcsteg(5 Shawnee, KS.)

Yes, and I'll tell you it 'Ogon' before Edwin does. (:>)

Dave

    Bookmark   September 9, 2011 at 11:20PM
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whaas_5a(5A SE WI)

I should be ok, I didn't use 'this' around Gold Rush, lol.

    Bookmark   September 9, 2011 at 11:41PM
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maple_grove_gw

Dave,

Incredible vista!

What is the pine in the front right?

Thanks,
Alex

    Bookmark   September 10, 2011 at 7:51AM
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dcsteg(5 Shawnee, KS.)

Alex,

Pinus parviflora 'Glauca'.

Dave

    Bookmark   September 10, 2011 at 8:49AM
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midwest_dave(5b - IL)

Nice specimen, Dave. I've got a 1gal coming next week from Girard's. Hoping it's one of my "best buys" as well.

At 30' tall, it's what, 8-10' wide? Looks like a well behaved plant.

    Bookmark   September 10, 2011 at 10:48AM
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