Posted on January 28, 2016
Three years after, in 2005, the Pinus yunnanensis looks very happy in his new home, and who would not, in front of such a wonderful view?
Look at the spring growth:
Posted on January 27, 2016
May 2002, a young Pinus yunnanensis has just found his new home, just in front of the lake. Thanks, Alessio!
It soon became one of my favorite trees.
Here, in the background, the Pinus montezumae was planted in 1985.
Posted on January 24, 2016
These images date back to 1985, and I am very fond of them because it is my first rare conifer.
My future wife was looking for a Pinus montezumae to plant in her garden on the other side of the lake, in Pallanza, and I asked her to buy one for me too.
They had an old specimen that looked doomed, and she planted the new one side by side.
In the end, the old P. montezumae survived, and the second one grew magnificently.
The funny thing is that our P. montezumae point the needles to the ski, while the other two in Pallanza are weeping.
Eros, our farmer, conducts the operations, while Buck checks the hole.
And here is the proud P. montezumae huntress with “Zumino”:
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