bonsai tree care





bonsai general

Repotting bonsai trident maple ago

Repotting bonsai trident maple ago

August 12, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 0 views

In several years, I published a series on how to repot bonsai. For those who missed the first time, here is an edited version of the series in a single post version. Enjoy! How to remove a bonsai tree pot Before a bonsai can be moved into a new.... More »

Yaupon holly refinement

Yaupon holly refinement

August 11, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 20 views

Once or twice a year, Yaupon holly my hair cut. I cut back to the silhouette, remove branches that are growing downward and thin branches in highly populated areas. The work is fun and the result is satisfactory. Yaupon holly - before clipping.... More »

Caprichosa ponderosa pine Styling –

Caprichosa ponderosa pine Styling –

August 11, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 38 views

Ponderosa is a tree of controversial North America. Especially the debates swirling around long needles, and its size is a problem with bonsai. I'm of two minds with this. On the one hand, Ponderosa branches pretty well over time, and the length of.... More »

Name this accent

Name this accent

August 10, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 30 views

Perennial flowers then has long been a favorite of mine. Do you know his name? The flowers are pink and white, the fruits are red. plant accent - Gaultheria procumbens (thanks Laura) white flowers I've seen in Japanese exhibitions and.... More »

Japanese flowering quince – chojubai

Japanese flowering quince – chojubai

August 10, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 29 views

One of the relatively new trees in my garden is a flowering quince 'chojubai.' Japanese As I bought the tree bare root Boon, I focused mainly on letting tree vigor gain. To this end, I have been watering, feeding and removing flowers and flower bud.... More »

Huy Day: Rocky Mountain Juniper grafted Styling

Huy Day: Rocky Mountain Juniper grafted Styling

August 9, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 27 views

I guess the title needs some explanation. about 4 1/2 years I have grafted this Rocky Mountain Juniper (collected by Randy Caballero) with some curiosity foliage Shimpaku I took a shine to. The foliage Shimpaku was a little thicker than we normally.... More »

The new varieties in the garden

The new varieties in the garden

August 9, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 26 views

This past winter began a series of tree seed. I planted the usual varieties - black and red pine - but also added some new varieties. I have yet to develop these varieties of seeds from mature trees so I'm looking forward to seeing what comes next..... More »

pine roots exposed in progress

pine roots exposed in progress

August 8, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 23 views

Last year I referred to a process for the development of pine roots exposed (see "Repotting 1 year old black pine seedlings"). I was started two last year, one black, one red. Here is the black pine 1 year. 1-year-old black pine The tree has.... More »

Wiring an olive

Wiring an olive

August 8, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 23 views

After a new olive transplant last spring, some long shoots are beginning to develop. Olive As the tree is growing strongly, telegraphed some of the primary and future outbreaks foreign branches removed. After trimming and wiring These.... More »

Grafting Utah Juniper – the removal of the original vegetation,

Grafting Utah Juniper – the removal of the original vegetation,

August 7, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 18 views

I grafted Utah juniper below nearly a year and a half ago (see " Grafting Utah juniper "). Truth stems have taken -. So much so that it is time to remove part of the original foliage Utah juniper grafted kishu Shimpaku foliage After remo.... More »