Kirjoittaja Aihe: Half 'n Half, or Whole Hog?  (Luettu 5101 kertaa)

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Half 'n Half, or Whole Hog?
« : Lokakuu 04, 2011, 05:43:17 ap »
Everything I've seen about making bonchi (pretty much just from here) has talked about cutting the pepper back both above ground and below at the same time.  Prune the branches back into a trunk, and prune the roots to fit the bowl at the same time.

Assuming one has the space and time for it, would it not be a better idea to cut the plant back above ground while leaving the entire developed root system in place until the plant recovers?  As in, wait until you get new growth, THEN cut back the roots?

Seems to me that it would be better to spread the damage and the shock out over time rather than hitting the plant with it all at once.  Or is there something to it that I'm missing?

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« Vastaus #1 : Lokakuu 04, 2011, 07:42:27 ap »
If you have the time and the space, then sure, first trim the canopy and then the roots once it gets a bit of new growth going. Always easier to make just one change at a time. Especially if you add moving it indoors from the garden or balcony as well.

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« Vastaus #2 : Marraskuu 17, 2011, 01:07:15 ap »

sfars I know,
when a Plant is dug out of its place,
the roots get reduced and can no longer
supply / support / maintain
all of the green part aboveground,
& that's why you cut some off the top, too;

so, wouldn't it make sense to
do the same thing
in the other-way-round case?
there's not enough green stuff,
not enough light collected to
supply / support (help my English)
all those roots.....

I'd go all the way & cut both ends.