Near Christmas I bought this little fir from the market, and it still had roots when I've planted it into the small garden in front of our house. I've given it water with sugar after it was planted (while the temps were still high) and also it has some conifer soil at its roots. This pic was taken today.
I'm not sure if these white spots on it is just sand from the construction site nearby, or fungus, or something produced by the tree. Here are the buds:
Also, the needles are no longer straight as they were when it was bought, so not sure if that's a bad thing or it's just the reaction it had to recent low temps.
The needles are still soft and don't detach when running my hand over them. I wonder if it will make it or will just die when spring comes.
Last year I had another one of these but I didn't plant it, I kept it in a pot outside in the freezing cold, and it dried out within 2 months and its root turned black.
Edited by Pisces, 04 February 2017 - 01:52 PM.