Now is the time to drag the tree out of the pot and to get rid of all old soil. We even found soil form the original habitat. I do not believe that washing out is a good idea now. I would rather just scratch the dirt off or shake it off.
1) Petra, Monika and Alex at work
2) Alex and Petra
3) Alex looks kind of tiny against this tree
4) Walter too, but he can just about hold it with two arms alone now.