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my cypressus in pots are looking a bit moth-eaten would a tall-thin juniper be a good replacement?

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Just about all conifers have spreading root systems so they require a wide pot. If yours is relatively narrow and deep the roots will be constricted and the conifer unhappy. Try planting the Cypressus in the ground in a wide hole and I am sure that it will perk up a bit, After a few years a Juniperus will behave in the same way.

18 Mar, 2010

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