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Field upgrade cork oak grown

Field upgrade cork oak grown

December 9, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 99 views

recently published photos of four cork oaks responded differently to being dug and planted in pots. A weathered the transition well, both lost their leaves immediately, and the fourth showed few signs of life. Only three weeks later, the trees ar.... More »

Corylopsis spicata: An old Hazel winter

Corylopsis spicata: An old Hazel winter

December 9, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 102 views

I feel a little guilty for not showing more of the deciduous trees that I am working, as they constitute about 45% of my collection. It is a sad predetermined that blogging mainly on junipers and other conifers, but the reason is that conifers can .... More »

Pino flowers Candles … leave alone? Do take off?

Pino flowers Candles … leave alone? Do take off?

December 8, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 11 views

first. Best left alone. It is true that flowering of a tree is weakened a little. But pine candles are also very delicate when grown, and sometimes the flower buds can be smaller and smaller weaker media. Taking the flower buds off can actually d.... More »

Pino flowers Candles … leave alone? Do take off?

Pino flowers Candles … leave alone? Do take off?

December 8, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 67 views

first. Best left alone. It is true that flowering of a tree is weakened a little. But pine candles are also very delicate when grown, and sometimes the flower buds can be smaller and smaller weaker media. Taking the flower buds off can actually d.... More »

2010 Prime Minister Award Juniper Suzuki

2010 Prime Minister Award Juniper Suzuki

December 7, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 78 views

Juniper my master Sakafu 2010 series has been my favorite since it came into his studio in 2006, and I was in my last year as an apprentice there. The delicacy and naturalness of this tree meters high, always has left me spellbound. Had clients w.... More »

Please help Isao Omachi

Please help Isao Omachi

December 7, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 63 views

a couple of weeks ago, when the great earthquake ended several coastal cities on the east coast of Japan, have lost some of the best bonsai in Japan and the work of the lives of two great bonsai artists. Sendai was one of those devastated coastal c.... More »

Matt reel in Japan!

Matt reel in Japan!

December 6, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 63 views

Young, Matt excellent and very high reel has been apprenticed in Japan under Shinji Suzuki since 2006, and could be there for a while yet. Matt is Portland, Oregon, and those of you here who know me you've been doing have been asking ... and there .... More »

Another Yamadori Rocky Mount. Juniper –

Another Yamadori Rocky Mount. Juniper –

December 6, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 53 views

This juniper has been growing in my backyard for a year. It is a client tree, another large Yamadori native who was picked up by Randy Knight Bonsai Oregon. junipers do not like to be repotted very early, they do better when replanted in late spr.... More »

Juniper Kokufu show

Juniper Kokufu show

December 5, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 58 views

This was the second tree Kokufu telegraphed for the show shortly before the end of my stay in mid-January 2011. The challenge to work on the juniper it is not so overworked that are controlled and rigid, but to retain that soft undulating sensation.... More »

restyling of black pine in Japan

restyling of black pine in Japan

December 5, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 64 views

The first post I made the trip from Japan suggested that eventually publish more photos and tie up some loose ends. One of them was this black pine that took me a long day of wiring with a displaced apex (there is an iron bar in the foliage that ca.... More »