Provenance: Two volunteer seedlings collected from below accession 18886*A at the Arnold Arboretum, Boston MA.
Date Acquired: 9/2016
Approx. Age at Acquisition: <1 years old
-9/2016, Seedlings collected and potted in standard 45/45/10 sphagnum mix topped with sphagnum. Will be trained into a twin-trunk.
-10/10/2016, Fertilized with low-nitrogen fertilizer in prep for dormancy.
-12/5/16, tree brought inside for winter storage.
-4/18/17, Tree repotted into small pot to be trained as a mame. Fertilized with slow-release pellets.
-9/4/17, Trees grew strongly through summer.
To do: Must be repotted in spring and allowed to grow freely. Pot together as two trunks and use hole in board method to merge trunks.