fotografías españoles - Planting Tara Tree in a fruit tree project in Bosque Productivo Hubert Lanssiers at Ancon Lima Peru

We check the result of a planting on December 14 2011 in Bosque Productivo Hubert Lanssiers Ancon Lima
 
We check the result of a planting on December 14 2011 in Bosque Productivo Hubert Lanssiers Ancon Lima
Ancon hasn\'t had rain for 20 years it is one of the driest places on Earth
 
Ancon hasn't had rain for 20 years it is one of the driest places on Earth
Only some species of cactus know how to survive the strong winds
 
Only some species of cactus know how to survive the strong winds
The Foundation decided to plant Algarroba Tanino or Tara (Caesalpinia spinosa) one of the strongest desert fruit trees on Earth
 
The Foundation decided to plant Algarroba Tanino or Tara (Caesalpinia spinosa) one of the strongest desert fruit trees on Earth
Caesalpinia spinosa from Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caesalpinia_spinosa
 
Caesalpinia spinosa from Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caesalpinia_spinosa
On December 14 while planting the twisted primary roots were cut off
 
On December 14 while planting the twisted primary roots were cut off
A vertically downwards growing primary root is visible in the middle
 
A vertically downwards growing primary root is visible in the middle
The bag was cut open aside
 
The bag was cut open aside
The plant was planted with the secundary root system left intact
 
The plant was planted with the secundary root system left intact
On March 5 2012 twelve weeks after planting we checked the growth
 
On March 5 2012 twelve weeks after planting we checked the growth
The pruned stems re-develop well
 
The pruned stems re-develop well
Detail of pruned stem while planting
 
Detail of pruned stem while planting
Mr. Herold Frech - agricultural specialist of the Foundation lifts the cover
 
Mr. Herold Frech - agricultural specialist of the Foundation lifts the cover
The water is clear and the waterboxx still half full no water has been added yet
 
The water is clear and the waterboxx still half full no water has been added yet
Sound water without algae or bacteria in the Groasis waterboxx
 
Sound water without algae or bacteria in the Groasis waterboxx
Mr. Herold Frech lifts the Groasis waterboxx
 
Mr. Herold Frech lifts the Groasis waterboxx
He added 50% compost 30 cm deep while planting and the soil is humid
 
He added 50% compost 30 cm deep while planting and the soil is humid
Father Carlos Alvarez director of the Foundation checks the result
 
Father Carlos Alvarez director of the Foundation checks the result
Microlife is so active that the carton cover is almost degraded
 
Microlife is so active that the carton cover is almost degraded
The whole group is curious for the results
 
The whole group is curious for the results
The re-growth of the Tara tree is remarkable
 
The re-growth of the Tara tree is remarkable
Detail of re-growth of main stem of the Tara tree 12 weeks after pruning
 
Detail of re-growth of main stem of the Tara tree 12 weeks after pruning
Mr. Herold Frech starts to take the soil out carefully we want the roots to stay intact
 
Mr. Herold Frech starts to take the soil out carefully we want the roots to stay intact
Within 12 weeks the compost and the humidity created ideal circumstances for worms
 
Within 12 weeks the compost and the humidity created ideal circumstances for worms
We lift the plant including the root system
 
We lift the plant including the root system
Now we can all see what happened below the soil
 
Now we can all see what happened below the soil
Within 12 weeks the secundary roots have grown outside the pot into the soil aside
 
Within 12 weeks the secundary roots have grown outside the pot into the soil aside
The pruned primary roots have resprouted and within 20 years they will be 60 meters deep
 
The pruned primary roots have resprouted and within 20 years they will be 60 meters deep
This is how a sound primary root system will look like after 20 years
 
This is how a sound primary root system will look like after 20 years
Ancon Lima Peru will have a green Bosque Productivo Hubert Lanssiers soon
 
Ancon Lima Peru will have a green Bosque Productivo Hubert Lanssiers soon
 
 
Powered by Phoca Gallery
Joomla SEF URLs by Artio