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Besides growing pines in black and white, Mr. Iwakiri has a fondness for deciduous trees -. Chojubai in particular
Japanese flowering quince – chojubai
Iwakiri offered few details on how it has developed these trees. Many of the specimens of group style are actually doing the same tree cuttings that have grown together for 20-30 years.
cuttings grown together as a sign of multiple trunk
How are pruned? Three times a year, Iwakiri cut new shoots back to two buds. It does so in June, August and October. In June, Iwakiri partially defoliated its chojubai by removing all but the inner leaves.
A complete chojubai
Trees are replanted every 2 years. At the time of transplantation, Iwakiri eliminates suction cups as these outbreaks often vigorous can decrease the overall tree vigor. When you can take a bit of root suckers, which used to start new trees.
Since the lower branches are usually more vigorous than the highest branches, Iwakiri recommends eliminating the highest growth when it gets too high. If left unchecked, these branches can become weaker as they grow taller. When these branches are significant in size, it is recommended to air-layers.
Chojubai made of the air layer
chojubai young people can also be planted on rocks.
Root on chojubai rock
Across chojubai of Iwakiri were a selection of Chinese Japanese maples and quince, among other deciduous varieties. Blue Screen of the house is designed to keep out the harmful beetles.
roots Japanese maple
The fifteen of Iwakiri were no less interesting.
trunk Japanese maple and roots
Spending time with Mr. Iwakiri me want to get home as soon as possible to put to use their many tips -. The best feeling you could expect to have after visiting such an inspiring garden
This article was originally published on bonsaitonight.com