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We contacted the vendor and they believe that this is Oedema brought on by high-humidity (presumably from being brought inside, and perhaps by over-watering?) We moved it to a less humid location and reduced the watering somewhat, the waxy surface gradually receded, and didn't return the next year. Success!


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Avocados are very sensitive to transplantation, repotting, or any disturbance to the fine roots very near the soil surface. Therefore, I would immediately transplant the new tree into a half-barrel or whatever the largest pot you can accommodate. The big issue is filling that pot with a soil mixture that will last for 10 or more years without repotting. My ...


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I would say "give it a shot"! Plant the Hinoki Cypress when snow starts to thaw, and not too late into the spring, so it has enough water to develop a solid root system. According to this article the plant is fit for your zone (USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 5 through 8). You can find other tips on how to maximize the odds of your cypress surviving on ...


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