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Questions About Boojum Tree

Asked by
savemotherearthnow on
March 5, 2017
Scottsdale, arizona

Q. growing 2 feet tall boojum tree

I want to put this young boojum tree in bigger pot. What is best soil or soil mix for this young tree?

Answered by
Downtoearthdigs on
March 6, 2017
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I would use a cactus potting mix for this plant.

Here is a link with more information.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/cacti-succulents/scgen/cactus-potting-soil.htm

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Asked by
kirk on
March 19, 2019
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Q. Boojum tree

When is the best time to transplant my Boojum tree from a pot to the yard?

Answered by
BushDoctor on
March 19, 2019
Certified Expert
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March would be a suitable time to do so. This article will give you more information on the plant: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/cacti-succulents/boojum-tree/boojum-tree-care.htm

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Asked by
rcthomas58 on
August 9, 2019
Congress, Arizona

Q. When is it appropriate to trim a Boojum Tree?

We have a boojum tree that is approximately 10yrs. old & is approximately 20′ tall…..photos attached.

We live in Congress, Arizona, on SR-89, near Wickenburg.

Our Boojum is the ONLY one in our subdivision!!

Thanks Very Much,

Robert C. & Ruth A. Thomas

Answered by
GKH_Susan on
August 10, 2019
Certified Expert
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I found two different sources that said NEVER prune a boojum tree! Considering their rarity and protected status in the wild I would heed that advice. Plus, they are very expensive.

http://www.public.asu.edu/~camartin/plants/Plant%20html%20files/fouquieriacoluminaris.html

https://arboretum.arizona.edu/sites/arboretum.arizona.edu/files/Boojum%20Care%20Website.pdf

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/search?q=trimming%20a%20boojum%20tree

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